Start Dating during legal separation

Dating during legal separation

If you work out an arrangement in which each of you takes responsibility for the kids during certain days and hours, it serves a three-way purpose.

Try not to cause any ill will that might turn a consensual divorce into a battle.

If your divorce does turn ugly and you’re still living together, your spouse can claim domestic violence in an effort to get you out, or even begin spying on you to gather some potentially useful evidence to use against you in divorce court.

Unless and until a court issues an order requiring you or your spouse to leave, both of you have equal rights to the marital home.

It will give each parent some free time to begin transitioning to a single life.