Dating while separated can hold up and complicate the divorce proceedings, can effect custody and visitation decisions, and rarely but possibly, depending on the state, may be grounds for a lawsuit.
In the event that issues do occur regarding non payment or access, these need to be dealt with properly by the courts.
Since you are required by law to adhere to a child support order, non payment has consequences that are enforced by a variety of different agencies which vary by province (e.g.
And while I'd never want to throw cold water on a budding romance, I have some words of wisdom that I'd like to share.
I have an immense amount of experience helping individuals and couples make it through the divorce process. You want to lay the groundwork for a new, strong relationship while you're in a "good place" emotionally, psychologically and perhaps even financially, too.
And I have even helped many through the more peaceful and amicable process of divorce mediation, which can save everyone a great deal of time, stress and money. You also want to be able to devote your time and attention to your divorce, because the decisions you make during this time will affect you for years to come.