Also known as legal separation, this is an order of the court that dictates the rights and responsibilities of a couple while they are still married, but living in two different locations. Typically this is a process used for divorces that have very complex personal, medical or financial issues impacting the marriage.
Judicial Separation vs. Divorce
There are many Pros and Cons to consider.
Many of the differences between the two are determined by the spouses wishes when it comes to the possibility for reconciliation, liabilities & debts, property rights, next of kin rights, marital status and health care benefits. Terms of child support, alimony and property division can be set until the divorce is finalized.
California and Michigan
Property division and asset division are handled differently state by state. We encourage you to talk to our team before taking steps on a judicial or legal separation during the steps toward a divorce. It is important to know how it will impact your specific situation.Schedule a Call