How Pending Criminal Charges Impact Your Divorce Case
You have chosen to part ways with your spouse, and you can’t help but to feel a sense of relief in the middle of your divorce-fueled emotional whirlwind. Unfortunately, figuring out how to navigate your divorce isn’t your only problem right now, as either you or your soon-to-be-ex is now also facing a criminal charge on top of facing a marital breakup. Pending criminal charges can have a major impact on your divorce case, and that’s true no matter which party is the one facing the criminal charges. It’s also especially true if you and your spouse are parents to minor children, as pending criminal charges affect child custody and visitation matters. Here is an overview of what a pending criminal charge is and how criminal legal matters will affect your ongoing divorce case.