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Asked on: 5/24/13, 12:54 pm

I live in Mississippi and was wanting to know if I could press charges of fornication on my spouse's live in boyfriend without having to press adultery charges on my spouse?

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Answered on: 7/02/13, 2:45 pm by Timothy Matusheski

Fortunately, it is not against the law to fornicate in Mississippi. There is a cohabitation statute, making it a misdemeanor for a man and a woman to "unlawfully cohabitate. However it is highly unlikely any prosecutor would pursue such a charge. The cohabitation statute is unconstitutional.


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