Will having a new partner affect my divorce?

Will having a new partner affect my divorce?

While this won't affect your financial settlement in any way it could have other repercussions. For example it's unlikely that your new partner will welcome the fact that he or she could be named in court documents. In addition, including adultery as the ground for divorce rarely if ever makes a divorce more amicable.

Can you divorce if your partner doesn’t want to?

You can still get a divorce even if your spouse does not want one. States do not force a couple to stay together if one person no longer wants to be married. However, it can definitely complicate the process if the other party does not want to go through with it.

Are you considered legally separated after filing for divorce?

Filing for divorce does not make you legally separate or single again, you are still married and can choose to file Married Jointly with your husband, or Married Separately without him.

Can a domestic partner sue for alimony?

Even though domestic partnerships are not the exact same thing as a marriage, when it comes to spousal support, California family law courts have made sure that domestic partners have the same rights as spouses in a marriage. However, your status of married couple or domestic partners will not affect the calculation.