Legal consequences of dating during divorce

Published: 09.08.2017

In Tennessee divorce law, having sex with someone who is not your spouse prior to divorce, but after separation, is still adultery. Do not date or have an extramarital affair while the divorce is ongoing.

The evaluator typically provides recommendations to the judge regarding placement of the child with one parent or the other. Actually moving in with your new friend during a divorce often is a disastrous action for all of the reasons just mentioned.

Delay dating until after the divorce decree is in hand. Contact our experienced team of attorneys at Landerholm Law by dialing to schedule a consultation. The team at Landerholm Law can:

It is not unusual for children to become so alienated that there is a complete breakdown of the parent-child relationship. Name Please enter your name. If you date during your divorce, especially if that dating has an adverse impact on children, you may have harmed your position with the judge. Dating or having an illicit affair while separated from a spouse is marital misconduct. This is called a "deviation" from the presumed level of support according to the state guidelines for child support.

The Risks Of Dating During Divorce — Attorney Bites

It could be considered poor role-modeling for the children. The decision to live with someone while a spousal support case is pending could cost you many tens of thousands of dollars over the duration of the spousal support award. Additionally, when one spouse is dating or carrying on an extra-marital affair during the period of separation, it is not a stretch for the court to assume that the same conduct was going on before the separation.

People who are separated from their spouses may have a strong desire to be with someone, a genuine need for affection and companionship. Sales Sales Affiliates Library Trade. Possible claims that could be asserted against a paramour include fraud and conspiracy.

    1. Sanya_Meloma - 16.08.2017 in 11:00

      If you begin dating during your divorce, the relationship could be viewed as adultery.

      Tony_West - 22.08.2017 in 04:34

      If you are the person who is likely to receive a spousal support award, living with your friend and sharing expenses means that you do not need as much spousal support. A judge might conclude that you could afford to pay more money to your spouse as a property division judgment because of your improved financial circumstances.

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