From a legal perspective, it's best to avoid a new relationship while your in the middle of a divorce.
Nearly every state recognizes some form of no-fault divorce.
Every once in a while I am asked by clients whether or not they should get into a relationship during the divorce proceeding.
This issue of dating during a divorce can either be a non-issue or a serious one. Our role as family law lawyers is to help guide our clients through a divorce proceeding.
While this is not typical for every case, the child custody cases that have a lot of acrimony do result in such unfortunate hyperbole.
This is why you may want to be careful who you date and who you get serious about during a divorce.
When you file for a no-fault divorce—or divorce based on irretrievable breakdown—your spouse’s adultery won’t matter much.
But if you’ve filed for a fault divorce based on adultery, your spouse's live-in boyfriend will certainly help prove your case.
And in some cases, an affair triggered the divorce.Children must begin the process of living in two houses, often have to change schools, and they also must learn the complex task of remembering what can and cannot be spoken about in either home.Children and teens need time to adjust and make their own way forward.Children of all ages, including teens, experience tremendous loss and change with divorce.Divorce is an adult concept that is difficult for children to grasp.