Am I entitled to more property if my spouse was abusive or cheated on me?

No. The law that governs the division of matrimonial property does not generally consider the behaviour of the parties when deciding how to divide property. Providing support has certain objectives, and punishing bad behaviour is not one of those objectives. The only time behaviour is generally examined, and may be considered by the judge when deciding the case, is when that behaviour related to the property.

For example: a spouse may not get 50/50 division if it can be shown that that spouse secretly sold assets and kept the proceeds. In such a case, that spouse could get a much smaller share of the remaining property to be divided.

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