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If you find your ex spouse to be an infidel, can you retry

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If you find your ex spouse to be an infidel, can you retry a divorce?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 7 years ago.
Thanks for your question. No once you are divorced then you are done here. You may look at the person that was involved with the ex and consider a suit for intentional infliction of emotional distress here.

Intentional infliction of emotional distress may be possible here as well.

To bring a successful IIED claim, the party suing must prove four elements:

  • Conduct that is intentional or reckless
  • Conduct that is extreme and outrageous
  • The wrongful conduct caused the emotional distress
  • Severe emotional distress

You will need a lawyer here to send demand letter and file suit. They have allowed such claims in excess of $500,000 in certain cases so please check into this and pursue it.
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