• If the cause assigned for the divorce is adultery, it is a good defense and perpetual bar to the same if the defendant alleges and proves that:
    • (1) The complainant has been guilty of like act or crime;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 36-4-112

      • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.

      (2) The complainant has admitted the defendant into conjugal society and embraces after knowledge of the criminal act;

    • (3) The complainant, if the husband, allowed the wife’s prostitutions and received hire for them; or

    • (4) The husband exposed the wife to lewd company, whereby the wife became ensnared to the act or crime of adultery.