What is a legal separation in California? First and foremost, in California, filing for legal separation is not the same as filing for divorce or terminating a marriage. In other words, filing for legal separation serves as an alternative to filing for divorce. For example, couples may want to file a legal separation when a [...]
Some couples choose to file for legal separation vs divorce. Doing so allows them to work out differences while living apart without ending their marriage. In contrast, some couples prefer to legally separate for religious reasons. Given these points, below is an overview of the key differences between filing for legal separation vs divorce. Read [...]
Filing for legal separation in California is similar to the divorce process. The main difference between filing for legal separation and divorce is that the parties will not end their marital status upon dividing their community assets and debts. Read on to learn more about the legal separation process in California. Definition of Legal Separation [...]
The short 20-minute video will provide an overview of the difference between divorce legal separation and annulment in California. We discuss the legal basis needed to file an annulment in California, why some people choose to file a California legal separation proceeding and provide an in-depth discussion of the California divorce process for an uncontested divorce with a marital settlement agreement.
Often people are confused about the differences between a legal separation as compared to a divorce and, what the advantages and disadvantages of both are. So why file for legal separation in California? This article reviews several different reasons why couples choose to file for a legal separation and not a divorce.