It may not matter if your relationship with a new partner is not sexual.
The implication that it could be might affect your divorce proceedings. If you or your spouse has already filed a divorce complaint and your divorce is pending, you may think it’s okay to begin pursuing new relationships.
If you begin dating before your divorce is final, you are technically committing adultery.
You’re still married, and married people can’t enter into intimate relationships with anyone other than their spouses.
But what if you and your spouse have found new partners during a drawn out divorce and you both want to move on?
If you both agree to allow the other to date during the divorce process will it negatively affect your divorce case?
If you choose to date, you will need be careful about what assets you may be using to fund your activities, though.It is true that any romantic relationship outside your marriage is technically adultery.Whether or parties must be divorced on adultery grounds when the parties did not begin to see other people until after the separation is a different issue, however.Your spouse can potentially make a case that you began a new relationship before you decided to divorce, while you were still happily married.If your spouse names the person you’re dating in her initial or amended complaint, it legally involves that individual in your divorce lawsuit. Dating before your divorce is final and before a court decides custody issues can also affect your relationship with your children.