It is probably best, though, for you (as well as your family) to avoid the dating scene until after the divorce process has been completed and finalized.
Emotions are often high-strung between both spouses throughout the divorce proceedings.
Even if you and your spouse are separated, dating before your marriage is dissolved can be used to help prove marital misconduct during your marriage.
It can look like you have questionable morals, even if no misconduct occurred during the marriage.
Yes, that is a long time, especially for those who have been in an unhappy marriage for several years prior to the separation.
Let’s consider the following issues to help you determine what may be the best choice for you.
To speak directly with me, please call me now at 843-800-2928.Will dating while my divorce is pending be a problem?This is probably one of the most common questions heard by divorce attorneys. While you are free to associate with whomever you choose, it could affect the outcome of the case.In Virginia, you are married under the law until the divorce is final.That means that where fault is recognized in a divorce case, dating while your divorce is pending could be considered proof of adultery.
If there is a suspicion you may have had an extra-marital affair, it may be wise to delay dating until your case is settled or you are officially divorced.