Can my soon to be ex-wife have our separation agreement thrown out due to me having a live-in girlfriend when there is no morality clause in our agreement?

Might I also add that she was almost evicted from the apartment I pay for because she had a man that was not on the lease living with her.

Asked on September 17, 2012 under Family Law, South Carolina


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, if parties agree to a specific morality clause in an agreement where there is equal bargaining between them, such a clause is valid. If you have no morality clause in your separation agreement with your soon to be former wife, then your separation agreement has no basis to be attacked due to you having a live in girl friend.

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