Illinois Frank Sinatra probably wouldn't consider Chicago "His Kind of Town" if he knew about this state law.The consequences for adultery in Illinois is up to a year in jail for cheaters.5.Massachusetts Straying in the Bay State is a wicked bad idea.
Idaho The penalty for cheating in Idaho is no small potatoes: Adultery is a felony that comes with a fine of up to $1,000 and as much as three years in jail.8.
Michigan It's a felony and a Class H offense to two-time your spouse here, but the price for your crime is "jail or other intermediate sanction," according to the State of Michigan Sentencing Guideline Manual.
With an unclear consequence like that, it's not worth it to succumb to temptation.9. Those caught may need to cough up a whopping $10,000.
Though you'd never know it by the rampant affairs, cheating on your spouse is still illegal in many parts of the country.
Most states with an adultery law define the act of cheating as sexual intercourse between a married person and a person other than their spouse, but the punishments for this act vary greatly depending on the location.
Here are 16 states where you can get cheaters fined and even locked up.1.
Arizona Getting it on with someone other than your spouse is a Class 3 misdemeanor here, punishable by up to 30 days behind bars.
And not only will the spouse be penalized but also the other person (now that's justice! Florida In a place where bathing suits are the dress code, how can eyes not wander?
Still, he should keep his hands to himself: Floridian adulterers can spend up to two months in jail and be charged up to 0.3.
Kansas"Intercourse or sodomy" with someone other than your spouse is a Class C misdemeanor here, punishable by up to a month in jail and a fine of up to 0.
Remember, Kansas couples: There's no place like home.4.