Marriage – Divorce – Adultery – Decree of divorce granted – Matrimonial property – Guilty spouse – Discretion of court – Interests to be considered – Irreconcilability of parties in the divorce proceedings.
Where a divorce has been granted to a wife on grounds of adultery, the disposition of matrimonial property where forfeiture of benefits has been sought in the summons, the court in its discretion can make an order thereof as interests require, especially of children and decree of blameworthiness.
Sanctity of marriage is antithetical to adulterous behavior by the spouse.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO
Held at Maseru
In the matter between:
LIPUO RAMOTSOARI (nee Nkhabu) PLAINTIFF
TELEKO RAMOTSOARI DEFENDANT
Neutral citation: Lipuo Ramotsoari v Teleko Ramotsoari (CIV/T/492/2009)
 LSHC 117