Word for dating while married
Beyond these actions, dating can have an effect on any post-separation support you may receive.
Under General Statute 50-16.2A, amongst the factors a judge can consider in granting support is any martial misconduct by the parties.
This can include dating, permitting each party to see other people without a fear of legal action or loss of support.
Under North Carolina General Statute 50-6, a couple must be separated for one year before a divorce is final.
Another defense exists under General Statute 52-13, which allows a defendant to prove that an act giving rise to the claim for “alienation of affection” or “criminal conversion” occurred after the date of separation.
Essentially, if you can prove that the relationship did not begin until after you separated, it hurts your former spouse’s claim that your boyfriend or girlfriend caused the marriage’s end.
Again, the best thing to do while separated is to stay single.
If you must, do consult with your Raleigh divorce lawyer before beginning to see someone romantically and discuss your options, including the possibility of a post-separation agreement.
If it’s come up recently between you and your spouse, take heart. Read more Series The parallel between romantic love and God’s relationship with His people is a theme that runs all the way through Scripture, and it has a great deal to teach us about the spiritual dimension of marriage.