Burnet, TX asked in Divorce and Family Law for Texas

Q: Need help navigating this morality clause.

It states in my temp orders that no one that my ex or I are dating or are in a sexual relationship with are allowed to be around the kids.

I found out my kids had been around the woman my ex was cheating on me with. I brought it up to the court appointed counselor for the kids and he said that since it happened during the day and not overnight it was ok. The morality clause only applies to over night visits.

In the papers though it states nothing about overnight. It just says no one around them period.

So is the counselor correct and it was an oversight by the attorney who drafted the papers? Or does it mean no one PERIOD?

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Chad Zubi
Chad Zubi
  • Humble, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It really depends on specifically what the order says as to what is or is not a violation of the order. You should ask your attorney to go over the exact language of your temporary order and determine what you and your ex are required to do or refrain from.

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