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Hello, I am divorced. I have been living with my boyfriend for 9 months and he is married.He and his wife are now getting a divorce. I want to know what are the laws in Missouri, concerning adultery? What should I exspect?
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Adultery is no longer illegal in Missouri and the Missouri courts no longer recognize tort claims that could have possibly previously been brought against you by his soon to be ex, called "alienation of affection" or "criminal conversation." You should not have to worry about being sued by his soon to be ex.

 

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