After filing for divorce in Maryland, I started dating. Is it considered adultery? If yes, how can this hurt me dviorce case.
Will it hurt me in custody? At no time was my kid exposed to the person I was dating.
In Maryland, adultery is defined as voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than that person's spouse, and you are still considered a "spouse" until the divorce is granted. However, "dating" someone else post-separation is rarely detrimental to one's divorce proceeding, but you should consult with an attorney to discuss the details. Although you may not have "exposed" your child to the person you are now dating, that person's background may be an issue in the custody proceeding.
Please be advised that this response does not constitute "legal advice," nor does it create an attorney-client relationship. You should seek counsel of an attorney before taking any actions or deciding not to take any actions.
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