Husband is staying out over night with his girlfriend and then asking for a divorce. A lawyer told me it was his right. I can't believe that is true.
Yes. Either spouse may live with who they want once they are separated pending the divorce.
Yes. Florida law does not regulate moral behavior for the most part. In this instance, Florida law will not penalize him for living with a girl friend while still married. There is an exception as follows...
If he commits what is called dissipation of marital assets by spending money on his girlfriend that takes away or diminishes the value of the marital assets to be equitably divided between you and your husband. For example, if he takes her on lavish vacations or buys her expensive jewelry, you can use that behavior as an argument that you should receive an unequal, or greater portion of the marital assets.
Florida law does not dictate where a person sleeps at night (adult that is). It appears you need to hire a Florida Family attorney to make sure your interests in equitable distribution are treated fairly if he does start spending money on this girlfriend.
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