You ask can a US soldier get in trouble for dating a married/separated civilian? If the civilan is married, its possible if they have sex, the soldier could be prosecuted for adultery. Tough, since every case is different...but, for example, if your gaving sex with the wife of a deployed soldier..if they are having problems..would likely be criminal. He later found outthat she is still legally married.Now, if they are separated, it may well be that the conduct is not adultery..UCMJ requires that there be some additional factor, either conduct that is if a nature to bring discredit to the service or conduct that can harm good order and discipline..if the sex/relationship cases either of these, then it can be prosecuted under the UCMJ. On the other had, if your having sex with the wife of a man who left 8 years ago, never to been seen again..would likely not be a crime. She said she hadn't had the money to gat a divorce.
How do you avoid unwelcome and unsettling surprises after it is too late to reconsider a relationship?When people who have been involved with married men finally move on, they often regret having wasted the time in a dead-end affair.(c) Mark Goulston Blog Author, you take an almost too extreme stand against affairs.How will you beat the odds against a successful remarriage?How will you go the distance, as others fall by the wayside?