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Do certain states still consider martial fault when it comes to property division?

At one time, martial fault had to be considered in order to get a divorce, and it entered into property decisions as well. With the rise of no-fault divorce, fault is rarely considered in property division.

For example: Many people think that since his or her spouse had an affair, he or she should automatically be awarded the house. This is not the case.

You might have heard of "economic fault" in connection with a divorce and property settlement. This is not the same as martial fault, but rather is another name for "waste and dissipation".