There are a variety of reasons people may choose legal separation over divorce. Some people opt for legal separation for religious reasons, some to protect themselves while they try to repair their marriage, and some for health insurance or other financial reasons. If you are considering legal separation, the attorneys at Bloch & Whitehouse, P.A., are prepared to help you through all the steps of the legal process.
Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable Minnesota family law attorney.
At Bloch and Whitehouse, P.A., we help people with a wide range of family issues, including legal separation. Many people confuse a legal separation with a mere separation. A separation simply means that you and your spouse no longer live together — but a legal separation is a significant legal change in the status of your marriage.
In Minnesota, legal separation is similar to divorce. The same legal issues need to be addressed:
The main difference between a legal separation and a divorce is that a legal separation does not end the marriage. If you are legally separated and then choose to get divorced, you will still have to go through the full legal process of divorce. Our lawyers are here to answer any questions you may have about legal separation and help you with all of the necessary legal steps.
If you are facing a legal separation, we can help you achieve a favorable resolution. Contact us online or by telephone at 952-224-9977 to speak with an experienced Minnesota divorce lawyer. We represent men and women from Minneapolis, St. Paul and throughout the Twin Cities metro area. For your convenience, we offer free initial consultations and accept Visa and MasterCard.