Cohabitation?

After you are divorced, it may seem more wise to try cohabitation (“living with” someone) before making a permanent commitment again.  But, if you have minor children, that decision may be more complicated than it appears.

Sometimes, a divorce judgment contains language prohibiting cohabitation, at least while the children are in your care.  Other times, the court’s order may not contain an expressed rule against it.  But, depending on the facts of your situation, “living with” someone might well give your ex-spouse grounds to have custody and parenting time reviewed and, possibly, changed.

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