Virginia doesn't have legal separation agreements and dating can be used against you. Now if it is shown your dating partner was involved with you (either heavily emotionally or actually physically) the STBX can use that either to establish fault, which *does* matter in VA (a cheating spouse getteth no alimony) and can hurry up the divorce/maybe get a better settlement in DC/MD.
Dating during divorce is not uncommon, but might not be in your best interests, according to Kevin C.I say unless any laws in your State specifically bar dating others, I would go ahead and do what you want if it makes you happy. Kathryn Rateliff Barr has taught birth, parenting, vaccinations and alternative medicine classes since 1994. There are those on this board who'll declare that you've got to live your life for your kids and discourage dating until your kids are 18, but please ignore them (and I say this as a married Dad of 2). Your marriage might have ended for extremely silly reasons or ended for reasons that would make people on here think, "you are a Saint." But no matter what you have the right to an adult life, and even if you are a fuckup, your STBX has the right to a fully functional partner. Now socially it will look bad if you're out dating under 6 months after moving out.Your ex will likely hit the roof if he/she is not getting some action too but that is mostly jealousy -- albeit with a lot of justification if you start blowing off custody dates a la Don Draper in Season 4.Your kids, if there are any, will have a reaction ranging from relieved (if your STBX really is a nutjob and you've got a decent chance of getting 90-100% custody) to outraged ("HE'S NOT DADDDY! " I think you brought up an excellent point OP that many people do not take the time to consider.These include: Did I say I would give a simple answer? In order to settle even mildly complex dissolutions as between the parties without going to trial, this information must be provided and laid out in a concrete manner to convince the other side that you have the ability to meet your burden. If the commingled funds are used to purchase property, the party who deposited the separate funds may attempt to trace the source of the funds used to purchase the property to establish that it is separate because separate funds were used to purchase it.This may overcome the presumption that property acquired during marriage is community. If separate and community property or funds are commingled in such a manner that it is impossible to trace the source of the property or funds, the whole must be treated as community property. Direct tracing and tracing through family expenses are two independent methods of tracing to establish that property purchased with commingled funds is separate property.But this guide was created to help you navigate your way through all those adjectives and shed the only light you’ll ever need on an otherwise confusing, strenuous experience.It covers everything from how to get started to proper profile and messaging etiquette in today’s online dating world.