Dating During Divorce: Will I Be Penalized?

dating before my divorce is final

Question: I have been separated from my wife and marital home since February 2014. My wife initiated the divorce proceedings in the summer of 2012, but our separation papers are still being finalized due to financial agreements. We have had no marital relations since May 2012, although we coexisted in


Dating During Divorce

men's divorce lawyer Rachel Brucks

By Rachel Brucks Men’s Divorce Lawyer, Cordell & Cordell Divorce attorneys usually frown upon dating during the divorce process because having a girlfriend can negatively impact the outcome of divorce proceedings. Dads should wait until after the divorce is finalized to begin a new relationship. But what if you and


Pros and Cons of No-Fault Divorce

By Molly Murphy Attorney, Cordell & Cordell Every jurisdiction in the United States has different standards and reasons that a party may file for dissolution of marriage. No-fault divorce describes any divorce where the spouse suing for divorce does not have to prove that the other spouse did something wrong.


Uncontested Divorce Issues

divorce attorney Jill Duffy

By Jill A. Duffy Attorney, Cordell & Cordell Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all just get along? That is the premise behind an uprise in what is being called no contest or uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce is a divorce where the parties have already agreed on all