Whether you’re considering divorce or your state requires a separation before divorce. Learn more about separation from our authors.

What Is Legal Separation? (Separation vs. Divorce)


Legal separation is a process in which a married couple formally separates in a way that the court recognizes. Legal separation has many legal implications and is different from a divorce because the couple is still technically married. Read on to learn about the differences between legal separation and divorce. Why Separation? In some

What Is Legal Separation? (Separation vs. Divorce)2020-09-27T13:55:47+00:00

How To File For Legal Separation


Filing for legal separation is a life-changing decision that impacts the individuals in a relationship significantly. Learn about legal separation. What States Allow Legal Separation? All states “allow” legal separation except Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Several states recognize legal separation as a formal contractual arrangement, like a marriage or adoption. Some

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Trial Separations: Do They Work?


When your marriage is increasingly off track or seemingly headed for a cliff, sometimes it’s good to agree to a trial separation to get some time and space between you.  A trial separation can be a cooling off period or a time to really rethink where your marriage is headed. At times, the marital

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