Question: Is it adultery to date while separated in NC?

If infidelity/adultery — an intimate relationship with someone other than your spouse prior to separating — is an issue, then continuing a relationship with that same person after the separation can be used as evidence to prove adultery. Proof of adultery may affect alimony and child custody.

Can I date if I am legally separated in NC?

After you have legally separated you are free to date as if you are not married. Your spouse does not have a say in whether or who you date.

Can I date if I am legally separated?

The key element looked at by the court is “separation” – that is the unequivocal and clearly communicated decision to end the relationship. This question borders on the realm of relationship advice not legal advice. In short, there is no legal restriction on dating.

How long do you go to jail for adultery?

In adultery, the penalty is the same for both the guilty wife and her paramour which is imprisonment for a maximum period of 6 years but in concubinage, the penalty for the guilty husband is lower by one degree which is imprisonment for a maximum period of 4 years and 1 day only, while his concubine is given a separate

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