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If you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse are living separately and the divorce is in progress, having a girlfriend or boyfriend could get in the way of a speedy or clean divorce.
Even if the person involved in the infidelity that caused the breakdown of the marriage is no longer in the picture, a relationship with someone new could taint property division as well as child custody. Even couples who are parting amicably can find themselves embroiled in a bitter battle, particularly when it comes to money and children.
However, if you and your spouse have simply "moved on," and the marriage is clearly over for all intents and purposes, some judges might view the relationship as irrelevant.
A new relationship during the divorce process could cost you monetary support and/or hurt your chances for obtaining the best outcome in a division of the marital property.
There are plenty of reasons why marriages dissolve, infidelity often chief among them.
But what’s the law regarding new relationships once the divorce is in progress?
Dating can have both personal and legal consequences that can be harmful to your divorce action.Currently, I am using online dating to meet new prospects, though I choose not to date anyone who is going through divorce.I am divorced and have been for two years and am of the opinion that there is too much other stuff going on in one’s life during a divorce to date, as well.When so many emotions are in play, any extraneous detail may be used against someone.It’s often presumed that things will be divided on a 50-50 basis in a Michigan divorce, but it could be argued that an unequal division of the assets (60-40 or 70-30, for example) is only fair. The member of the divorcing couple who has a new partner could find themselves losing precious time with their children.