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Thanks for your question.
Do you know if you have been named on the divorce petition and does the adulterous party to the divorce admit the adultery?
You have my sympathies.
You may not be named on the divorce petition, instead you may be cited anonymously if the person you committed adultery with admits the adultery.
Basically, if the person you were with admits the adultery then you will not hear any more about it.
If the person does not admit the adultery then it's possible that it could proceed on a defended divorces basis, there is a possibility you would be asked to go to Court here but in reality only a tiny fraction of divorce cases are defended in this way. because the legal fees are very large for these.
In all probability she is making mischief and it's coming from a place of hurt. If you are named in the petition and the husband admits it then that's it as far as you are concerned. Even if he does not admit it he may propose divorcing on an unreasonable behaviour petition and this may be accepted by the wife and , again, you will hear no more about it.
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my question is about the rights of a term cohabiting