Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What's the Difference?
What is the difference between a legal separation and a divorce?
* You live separately from your spouse.
* You have filed for divorce.
* You have told your spouse you want a divorce.
All common scenarios, but do they mean you are “legally separated”?
Tune in to hear what the differences are between a legal separation and a divorce and why you might want to consider one or the other from Susan Guthrie, one of the top family law attorneys in the country!
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What are the benefits of separation V divorce when a living trust is involved?
I’ve heard many stories where the couple was not divorced but legally separated, the woman gets pregnant by another man and the former husband is required to pay child support on a child not even his own. Just get a full fledged divorce and move on with your life. Legal separation is just kicking the can down the road.