How to Prove Your Spouse is Cheating for a Divorce

Related Ads

Talk to a Local Divorce Lawyer

Enter Your Zip Code to Connect with a Lawyer Serving Your Area

searchbox small

If you suspect that your spouse is being unfaithful then it is important for you to understand how to catch your spouse cheating.  Knowledge is power and if you want to file for divorce, or you suspect that your spouse may file for divorce, then should recognize each sign of spouse cheating so that you will be prepared in a divorce action.

How to Catch Your Spouse Cheating

You may be able to find a sign of spouse cheating by:

  • Checking the cell phone: a log of recent incoming calls, outgoing calls and text messages may provide you with useful information;
  • Checking credit card bills: look for the telltale signs of cheating such as, out of the ordinary hotel stays, expensive gifts, and romantic restaurant charges;
  • Observing changes in behavior: and asking for an explanation.  When you present the specific reasons why you have a gut feeling that your spouse is cheating, your spouse may have a difficult time denying it; and
  • Talking to your spouse’s friends: particularly your mutual friends.  They may be willing to protect you by sharing information that they know about your spouse’s infidelity.

Proving that your Spouse is Cheating

If you want to file for divorce on the grounds that your spouse has been unfaithful then it is important to have proof that your spouse cheated on you.  You may be able to submit copies of cell phone logs or credit card bills, for example.  However, unless your spouse confesses then you are going to need more than that.  Many people hire private investigators or follow their spouses themselves to prove infidelity.  You, or a private investigator, could testify during a divorce proceeding.  If you can identify the person with whom your spouse cheated you could also subpoena that person to testify to the affair in court.

Once you have the proof that you will need to obtain a divorce, you can file for divorce.  It is advisable to hire a divorce attorney to help through the complicated divorce process and to help you obtain a fair and just divorce settlement.

This article is provided for informational purposes only. If you need legal advice or representation,
click here to have an attorney review your case .
LA-NOLO3:DRU.1.6.2.20140813.27175