Dating before divorce is final in texas

In spite of my advice, clients do date during their divorce. I tell my clients it’s not a good idea to date until the divorce is final – there are too many complications.

It all depends on the issues involved and how the opposing party is going to respond to the divorce. custody, property valuations, fitness of a parent) that arise and the number of contested issues will add to the cost of the divorce.

Violation of such an injunction -– or even allowing one’s children to be in the company of such a “bad actor” even if there is not an injunction, can lead to losing custody of the kid(s) to the other parent!

If a parent knows his new boyfriend or girlfriend has serious “issues,” he or she may have to choose between their new love interest and their kid(s). Failure to be discreet can prompt all kinds of allegations to muddy the divorce case.

Divorce cases in other counties can sometimes go on for over a year – maybe even two!

Usually, there will be no restraining order the divorce unless the new partner has some sort of problem – say drugs, alcohol or a history of physical abuse -– and then there could be a permanent injunction against that person ever being in the presence of the children!

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