Once a married couple "separates" it is fine to date others, however, the circumstances must be considered. I am often asked by clients that are newly separated whether or not it's ok to date other people. The answer is generally, "yes. First, I have blogged before about separation. See link to blog article. Separation means that there is an expressed intent by the parties to be apart from the other party.
Is Dating During Separation Adultery in Pennsylvania?
Separation in PA - Answers to Top 20 Questions
Divorce is often regarded as an ending but it can also be a new beginning. Couples often decide to separate if they feel they need to take a break from their marriage or if they are happier living apart. While they may prefer living apart to being married to each other, they may find that they still yearn for the company of another adult. At this time, questions may arise as to whether it is legitimate to date during separation or if dating must wait until after the divorce is official. Does dating during this period amount to adultery? The simple answer to this is: But generally, dating during separation is not adultery.
Can You Date During Separation Before a Divorce?
Frequently Asked Questions. Pennsylvania does not require spouses to gain court approval for a separation which means they may contract privately on their own at any time for the separation of their estate. While no law in PA requires a separating couple to execute a separation agreement, it is definitely a wise idea if there are debts, children, support claims or property involved and spouses want to settle these matters in writing via a legally binding document.
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