Jaskot Willer Gill LLP

Conduct in a Divorce


Is the conduct of my spouse relevant in a divorce proceeding?


In today’s day and age, the conduct of divorcing spouses is generally not relevant to the outcome of divorce proceedings. 

Divorces are now treated as “no fault” proceedings, where moral or ethical judgments have no place where a spouse only requests a divorce.  Whereas in decades past, a divorce would only be granted if a party could prove adultery or some form of emotional or physical cruelty, today most divorces are granted on the basis of…