Dating when going through a divorce

As long as the “dating” does not evolve into a sexual relationship this will be difficult to prove.

There is no legal prohibition to having dinner, going to a movie, taking walks, or speaking with friends during a separation.

What is the difference between “dating” and adultery?

In order prove adultery, a Charleston Family Law attorney must present evidence of the opportunity and the inclination to have an adulterous relationship.

Marital fault must either be admitted or proven to be used as a reason for the Court to grant a Divorce prior to one year of separation.

However, for all practical purposes, proving marital fault against a spouse in the litigation process (without an admission) will likely take at least one year if not longer.

" Answer: The question of dating during the divorce process is difficult to answer for several reasons.

For one thing, the concept of “dating” as we know it today is nowhere mentioned in the Bible.

That is, the innocent spouse has been abandoned by his/her unbelieving spouse or has been cheated on by an unrepentant adulterer.

In either case, the innocent spouse is mostly likely in a state of emotional turmoil and vulnerability.

If a judge is currently working to determine child custody, as well as other issues, studies of your background may show that your dating life affects the outcome.

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