Actress Eva Longoria has filed for divorce from NBA superstar, Tony Parker, ending their seven years of marriage. Longoria confirmed that Parker had been exchanging personal text messages with a mutual female friend for nearly a year. The female friend is Erin Barry, wife of Parker’s teammate Brent Barry. It has been reported that Longoria found hundreds of illicit texts on Parker’s cell phone. Having dealt with Parker’s infidelity early on in their marriage, Longoria did not hesitate to file for divorce.
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Under New York law, a spouse seeking for divorce must cite a cause for the divorce. Recently New York Legislature passed a no-fault divorce law, allowing couples to file for divorce citing the relationship between husband and wife has broken down irretrievably for a period of at least six months. Additional causes are cruel and inhuman treatment, Abandonment for a continuous period of one year or more, Imprisonment for more than three years subsequent to the marriage, Adultery, Conversion of a separation judgment, Conversion of a written and acknowledged separation agreement after living separate and apart for more than one year. By having a no-fault divorce law, couples in New York are able to end their marriage without having to drag each other through the mud by stating to the court all of the awful things the other has done.
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