Steps You Should Take If You Suspect Your Husband Is Cheating

Posted on Mar 18, 2010 by Hofheimer Family Law

Suspicious behavior from your spouse can cause you to wonder if there is someone else in the picture. Many times, a person who feels they are being betrayed will accuse or confront their spouse. This is probably one of the last things that you want to do if you suspect your husband is cheating.

By putting aside your feelings and intuition, you can begin to take steps to unravel the truth. Most of the time, a spouse will deny that adultery is taking place and once the accusation has been raised, your spouse may be quick to get rid of any evidence that would suggest otherwise. To avoid this from happening, you first want to look for and secure evidence that proves your spouse is actually cheating.

By investigating into the matter first and collecting any evidence you can obtain, you are helping your case in the event that you decide to pursue a Virginia divorce down the line. Proving adultery in Virginia as grounds for a divorce cannot be done on a hunch or because your intuition is telling you he is cheating. You need to gather evidence first to prevent it from being destroyed or hidden.

It may seem logical that the next step would be to confront your spouse. Actually your next step, assuming you have discovered that adultery is taking place, is to contact a Virginia divorce attorney. A lawyer will guide you through this painful process, helping you to avoid unnecessary mistakes that may hurt your case. You will then be ready for the inevitable task of letting your spouse know that the truth is out.

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There are very specific rules governing adultery and divorce in Virginia. Learn about your legal options by contacting the Virginia divorce attorneys at Hofheimer Family Law Firm. We handle divorce cases for women only, and are committed to providing the experience and compassion that you deserve and the successful results you need. Contact us today to schedule a legal consultation – (757) 425-5200.