Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns..Admitting an affair does not necessarily make your divorce 'at fault'--you and your spouse may still choose to treat this as 'no fault' by not bringing this up in your petition. There are many good reasons for that--at fault claims are generally longer to process, are more expensive in both time and resources, require a longer process of hearings, and may even require an attorney, something that you can generally forgo if you are seeking a simply no-fault process. As for alimony, generally that is still at the wish of the spouses--no judge would compel alimony or spousal support, not even in a 'for cause' divorce since that would still be at the spouse's petition request. It would, however, make the courts far more likely to be lenient toward your spouse if she ever changes her mind (something she can also choose to do prior to divorce being finalized) and in seeking alimony.Good luck.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).