When Does the Marital Privilege End During Divorce?

The marital privilege does not end when the spouses separate with the intent to permanently end their marriage. In the following case, a judge compelled one spouse (a wife) to testify against her husband about past physical abuse he committed of her, although at the time of trial they were still legally married. On appeal, the appellate court found this was erroneous, but it was a harmless error, so the verdict was not reversed. To read more about this case, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/when-does-the-marital-privilege-end-during-divorce.html

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