08/19/2015 12:04 EDT | Updated 08/19/2015 12:59 EDT

Ashley Madison Hack May Be Boon To Divorce Lawyers

Will divorce lawyers benefit from Wednesday's leak of personal information from affair website Ashley Madison? Maybe.

Canada has what's called "no-fault" divorce — where the only grounds for dissolution is a "marriage breakdown."

According to the Department of Justice, divorce applicants can show that their marriage has broken down if any of the following criteria applies:

  • They have been living apart for one year or more.
  • A spouse has been physically or mentally cruel to the other.
  • If the spouse has committed adultery (ie: cheating).

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