Your previous expert has asked me to assist. The AL law does not specify a time for condonation to have occurred, instead they look a the totality of the circumstances regarding the conduct of the parties to determine if condonation has occurred. The AL courts state that, '"Condonation means the willing continuance of cohabitation
, a living together in the same place from which sexual intercourse may in general be presumed."' Rush v. Rush, 551 So. 2d 1075, 1076 (Ala. Civ. App. 1989) (quoting Latham v. Latham, 54 Ala. App. 305, 307, 307 So. 2d 703, 707 (Ala. Civ. App. 1975). 'Condonation' in the context of a divorce case means forgiveness by the offended spouse. Id. Where there has been a condonation of adultery, a divorce may not be granted on the ground of adultery. Id. Something more than a temporary cohabitive relationship must occur in order to support a finding of condonation in a divorce proceeding. Id.
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