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What Happens When You Want A Legal Separation Or Divorce, But Your Partner Doesn’t?

What Happens When You Want A Legal Separation Or Divorce, But Your Partner Doesn’t?

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Going through a divorce or legal separation can be an emotionally difficult process. Some divorces are much more challenging and emotional than others, especially when one spouse does not want the divorce or separation. If you are filing for a divorce or separation in California that your spouse does not want, the process may be …

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What To Expect During The Legal Separation Process

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Legal separation is a viable alternative to divorce for a number of reasons. It can offer a breathing space with greater flexibility for both parties before making the ultimate choice to dissolve a marriage. For some, religious considerations drive the choice towards legal separation as they are morally prohibited from divorce. Whatever the motivation, understanding …

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Dating Others After A Legal Separation: Is It Wise?

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California is a no-fault state, which means that a spouse’s fault or wrongdoing should not have any impact on the terms of a divorce or separation, including property division and spousal support. For example, the terms of your divorce or separation should not be used to punish you for dating another person while you are …

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Legal Separation: Is It A Better Option Over Divorce?

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When couples fall in love and first get married, they likely aren’t anticipating the relationship ending and not being able to work things out together. Unfortunately, the reality is that it happens all too often, and when it does, it can be a very emotional and difficult time. This time can be hard on the …

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Do I Have To Move Out Of The House If We Are Legally Separated?

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When you and your partner first begin the legal separation process, it can be a confusing and challenging time for your family. There are decisions to weigh and questions to answer. One of the most important ones – what will your living situation be? In past years, the judicial system mandated that a legally separated …

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