New Jersey Divorce Cases -- Charges of  Adultery


 New Jersey Adultery Cases
Clutch v. Clutch (1831)
Miller v. Miller (1838)
Whitenack v. Whitenack (1883) - if  witness a "pimp," evidence to be credited, but if two interpretations, court will adopt that favoring innocence.
Osborne v. Osborne (1888)
Brown v. Brown (1901)
Sargent v. Sargent (1920) - a husband's charge that his wife had an affair with a Negro chauffeur not considered credible.  Case illustrates court's racial assumptions in the 1920s.
Torrens v. Torrens (1922) - more than the mere opportunity to commit adultery must be established.