You CAN see people, of course, but use your best judgment. Again, once you've signed a separation agreement, it's less risky–but it's still adultery (and therefore still a misdemeanor in Virginia) until you've got that Final Decree of Divorce with the judge's signature on it. I would say, however, that if you would be angry with your husband for having his new girlfriend over while the children are there, then it would probably be a good idea if you didn't do it either.
If your husband can prove that you've committed adultery (and, remember, it's even adultery if you've already separated), you could be prevented from asking for spousal support. Would it upset them to have a new person around so quickly?If so, it's not a bad idea to put it off for a little while longer.The Wife subsequently started a relationship with a former army officer, who was in the Signal Regiment, whilst divorce proceedings were pending and an agreement had not been reached in respect of the finances.The Wife did not inform the Court about her new relationship, however the Husband subsequently found out following investigations made by his legal team.That's probably why so many divorcing people have questions about sex and new relationships.
At what point is it appropriate to start seeing someone new? And, if children are a part of the equation, how soon can I introduce the kids to my new "friend?
Lawyers do sometimes have to offer advice in these situations to help prevent our clients from making mistakes, in their excitement over having a chance to start fresh, that may have legal consequences for them down the road.
After you've checked out of your marriage, you may feel like you're more or less back "on the market." You may even meet someone, maybe more quickly than you ever expected. Let's be real here: you and I both know that this is definitely risky territory.
Whenever you start a new relationship before you've finished the old one, there's a risk.
That is especially true when your old relationship was a marriage.
After three years of marriage, the Husband and Wife set up a consultancy business together and planned to move to France.