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Legal Separation
A legal separation refers to when a couple wants to live apart from each other but does not want to officially divorce.
A legal separation does not terminate a marriage or domestic partnership. In other words, the couple’s marital status remains in tact while other marital issues such as child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support or alimony, and division of property have been resolved.

A legal separation can occur if a couple asks the court or judge for a legal separation order. In a legal separation case, you may ask the court or the judge to make orders on issues such as child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support or alimony, division of property, domestic violence, and restraining orders like that of a divorce case. The couple may file for a legal separation and file an amended petition for a divorce at a later time when all residency requirements are met. You do not need to meet the residency requirements in California to file for legal separation but you do for divorce. Couple’s or spouses who are separated cannot marry since they are not considered unmarried single person.

More About Legal Separation
Whether you are filing for a California legal separation or just considering a legal separation in California it is important to know your rights and what is involved in a legal separation. Having a general knowledge and awareness of legal separations in California and with the help of an experienced family law attorney, you can have greater assurance that you are doing what is necessary to protect your parental rights, parental responsibilities, and your relationship with your children if you become legally seperated in California. To present your case to Southern California divorce attorneys, divorce lawyers, and child custody attorneys in your area now, click here >>

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