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Infidelity We know about the “dating” sites for those who are seeking to have an affair. And we know that sexting, hookup apps, and social media platforms have made it easy for people to connect with others in relatively quiet ways, even if they’re married to someone else. Technology has made it far easier for infidelity to occur. And even though everyone’s talking about infidelity, that doesn’t mean we’re all OK with the reality of it – clearly evidenced by the number of marriages that have ended because of an affair.

What Qualifies as Infidelity?

Some people might say that sexting is communication that happens between consenting adults. Unfortunately, it often occurs between two married adults who are not each other’s husband or wife. And that makes the sexting conversations anything but innocuous. A HuffPost/YouGov survey found that 85 percent of women and 74 percent of men consider sexting a form of cheating. This behavior is sometimes classified as emotional infidelity.

The high co$t of having an affair >>

The Social Media Syndrome

It’s been proven that social media use decreases the quality of a marriage. Not only is it unhealthy for spouses to be more attached to their smartphone than their significant other, social media offers plenty of outlets to reconnect with old flames, or find new ones, if someone is so inclined. The thing to remember is that affairs happen by choice. Someone is, most likely, responding to or escaping from emotional issues of their own. You can blame social media, but that blame would be misdirected. Social media is merely a conduit for bad behavior.

Why Facebook could end your marriage >>

Why Cheating Isn’t Cool

Dating sites that promote infidelity aren’t issuing a mea culpa about their role in imploding marriages either, claiming that they merely fill a void in the marketplace by connecting would-be adulterers with each other. In a society that has become tolerant of many things, in a culture that is all about full disclosure on reality TV and too much information from YouTube sensations, infidelity is still considered very uncool. Even though it’s far easier to find sex outside of marriage today thanks to technological innovations, that doesn’t mean people have become open-minded about cheating.

A study about America’s shifting attitudes toward sex found that while people have become more tolerant of premarital sex, adolescent sex, and same-sex sexual activity over the last 40 years, extramarital sex is still taboo. In fact, as it turns out, 4 percent of respondents said cheating was OK in 1973, but only 1 percent of people had the same opinion in 2012. The acceptance of this behavior has dropped to almost 100 percent unacceptable.

Michigan is considered a no-fault divorce state, but if infidelity has ended your marriage, that can still come into play in your divorce settlement. Contact Femminineo Attorneys in Mt. Clemens, MI, to schedule your no-cost initial interview today and discuss how to proceed with your divorce.

What makes us the right divorce attorneys for you?

Family Law Expertise

Most lawyers are in a general practice and do some of everything. One of our main focuses is on Family law and being expert at divorce, custody and support matters.

Strong Relationships

We are in court daily, working with the family court judges, their staff and clerks, the Friend of the Court office, the Bar Association and other attorneys working in this area. We pride ourselves on fighting hard for our clients while working well with everyone.

Experience

Our extensive experience and strong relationship with the courts and our peers leads many judges and attorneys to hire us to act as Mediators in other Family Law cases. Make no mistake; having a strong working relationship with the court can have a massive impact on your case. Unlike most attorneys, we have no fear of the court room and are in trial regularly against the best in the business. We see the judges every week and maintain strong ties with their staff.

We Care

Although every attorney can “handle” your case, Femminineo Attorneys cares about you and your family. We work extremely hard to keep this difficult process civil and to shelter your children from as much of the negative facets as possible.

Commitment

Once your case is concluded, we will be there to help you with any post-judgment problems that may arise.

Flexibility

Everyone’s financial situation is different and we work with our clients to formulate a fee arrangement that works within your means.

Effectiveness

We have handled every possible situation involving domestic law. We will do everything possible to wrap up your case in a timely manner, avoiding delays that cause unnecessary legal fees.

Tenacity

When your case cannot be easily solved, we will fight hard and use all of our resources to win. Unlike most attorneys, we have no fear of the court room and we regularly win cases against the best in the business at trial.

Expert Staff

Unlike many attorneys who have a part-time typist and work 30 hours a week, we have an expert staff available all day long to assist you and provide immediate service. We are available to our clients 24 hours a day through our hot line at 586-854-3654.

Personal Service

At Femminineo Attorneys, your case will be handled by an experienced family law attorney. Each of our attorneys in our family law division has many years of experience in handling family law matters.

We encourage you to see these differences for yourself and call today to speak with one of our partners or schedule a free consultation at our office.

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