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If a wife leaves the family home after it is revealed she has

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If a wife leaves the family home after it is revealed she has been having an affair for a year does this diminish her rights with regard to property in any way?

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In New Zealand ther division of property is based on a no fault system of division of the property, so her affair, while no doubt upsetting, does not affect her share of the property.

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