Can you date someone while going through a divorce in Texas?

Can you date someone while going through a divorce in Texas?

Technically, yes. There are no specific laws in Texas about whether a person can date while going through a divorce. However, under certain circumstances, dating while in the process of filing for divorce or finalizing a divorce could cause complications. In the eyes of the law, dating could be seen as adultery.

Does adultery affect divorce in Texas?

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No, adultery is not illegal in Texas. But Texas courts consider marital misconduct, including infidelity, in dividing the parties’ community estate. Typically, fault grounds for divorce, such as adultery, are raised by the innocent spouse to gain a greater (or disproportionate) award of the community estate.

Is Texas A 50 50 State for divorce?

Texas is considered a “Community Property” state. Since Texas is a “Community Property” state, all marital property will be divided in a 50-50 fashion according to the court unless agreed to otherwise by the divorcing spouses.

What is considered proof of adultery?

Proving your spouse had sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex is very difficult to prove unless there are witnesses. Adultery can also only cited if you file for divorce within six months of becoming aware of the adultery. If you wait longer than six months, the court assumes you condone the adultery.