Divorcing clients are often lonely and stressed out, and they may be longing to meet someone new, feel desirable again, and just have fun.
So, many clients decide that just one date can’t hurt.
” This question comes up quite often for soon-to-be divorcees.
And, the simple answer should always be: “Not until your divorce is final.” But, life is rarely simple.
Dating during the divorce probably will not affect your case.
This may occur if the children are exposed to a person who may be dangerous to them or if the presence of that individual causes confusion or concern with the children.
Therefore, if you are dating and do have children, you would be well advised to keep any new partners away from the children while the divorce is pending.
Even if you have both filed pleadings indicating that the marriage has broken down irretrievably, it can give him the opportunity to claim you started dating before the marriage broke down.
Since we do not have this statute in Texas, you are in the "gray" area of the law.
Simply stated, you are either single or married in Texas, there is not half point.