During lengthy legal wrangles over the matrimonial money, the wife started a relationship with a former army officer, who was in the Signal Regiment.
She neglected to tell the court about her new man, but the court papers say the liaison was “revealed by virtue of investigations” made by the husband’s legal team.
In a written ruling, Mr Justice Mostyn said dating before divorce was a “fly in the ointment” for family court judges asked to decide how much money husbands should give wives following marriage break-ups.
The father had almost no income, but had inherited millions from his "distinguished" and wealthy Welsh family, while the mother worked hard at her job as a journalist.
After three years, the husband and wife set up a consultancy together and had planned to move to France - but the marriage turned sour in September 2012.
Is it okay for a married but separated person to date other people? The situation that brought it to the forefront is not unique.
Lillian Kwon’s Christian Post article begins “Dinesh D' Souza, president of The King's College and co-producer of ‘2016: Obama's America,’ is facing scrutiny for his relationship with a woman whom he has introduced to some as his fiancée.
You had too much going on during your divorce to possibly consider dating. This same script, I’m reminded, played out in the life of one of my favorite clients who fell in love with a separated man.