LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Peter Kageleiry, Jr.

Extramarital sexual conduct, previously known as adultery, is an offense under UCMJ Article 134

This guide informs military service members of the basic elements for UCMJ Article 134 Extramarital sexual conduct, previously charged as adultery, and what commanders consider when charging service members with this type of military crime.

Additional resources provided by the author

Service members can refer to the Manual for Courts Martial 2019 and to their local JAG office for more information.

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