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This means that adultery is only relevant to alimony if it somehow affected the finances of the supported spouse.
If, for example, the cheating spouse used the couples' life savings on a lover during the marriage, to pay for gifts, hotel rooms, or vacations, a judge would most likely find that this affected the supported spouses's finances.
It's little wonder that both of you think of your marriage as over, but look out: Virginia doesn't.
Under Virginia law, you are married until you are divorced and if dating gets serious, you could find yourself without spousal support and even perhaps in jail on an adultery charge.