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Can I file for legal separation and divorce myself?

A:  South Carolina law requires that one of the spouses must be a resident of the state for a minimum of one year, but if both spouses are residents, residency of only three (3) months is required immediately prior to the filing of the petition for divorce. South Carolina is a so-called ''equitable distribution'' state. This means that the division of property and debts between the divorcing parties should be fair and equitable, but not necessarily equal. South Carolina law permits no-fault divorces based upon living separate and apart without cohabitation for at least one year. The most common way to file for divorce in South Carolina is based on a separation of the spouses for a period of 1 year. This means that the...

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Is a legal separation required when in a divorce before moving on with a third party?

A:  legal separation involves filing necessary papers with the court. Until a divorce is finalized, sexual relations outside the marriage by a married person constitutes adultery and such misconduct may be considered in court such as when determining spousal support....

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Before filing for divorce, must I file for legal separation?

A:  No, legal separation is not required before divorce....

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legal separation

A:  Aspasia: I"m not sure what you mean by "married in COP," but, yes, the legal separation period would be recognized in Germany as long as it is a minimum of 1 year. As to what you are entitled to, the rule of thumb is that any- and everything obtained during the marriage is half yours. If the mother gave you money, etc., during the marriage and no extra agreements were signed about you paying it back in the case of divorce then you are entitled to half of those assets. At any rate you will need a lawyer experienced in German divorce to help you with the proceedings. I"d be happy to represent you if you choose. My rates are very reasonable at US$130.00 per hour. Feel free to contact me directly at csb@german

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what is the cost and procedure of filing for legal separation in state of TX

A:  Texas does not recognize "legal separation." You are either married or not....

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My husband refuses to sign the legal separation that my lawyer has drawn up. I cannot get legal aid and court costs are too high-why is mediation not an option

A:  Because Ont is such that unless the other person participates there can be no mediation. Some courts now have that in the process.You can still go to court. Follow the famly law rules and schedule case conference and make you sure him either via prcess server, or currier, with proof to submit to court and then if he does not show up you could eventually go to trial. File a motion form 14 and quote the section of the family law act, divorce act and related family laws on the Ontario Att General site for divorce. Ask for 14 b temp motion for guidance from a judge if needed. I agree that legal aid and duty council can be useless. IF each court has the same process as...

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What is a legal separation? How is that different from divorce? Is a legal separation protection from spouses future debts?

A:  If you go to court and get a legal separation your insurance company will cut her off; the only way you can keep her on your policy is to be married and not separated. legal separation is like divorce except that in a divorce the marriage is ended and all property children divided up. A legal separation has the same financial consequences but you remain married. It is an option generally chosen by those who have religious objections to divorce....

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legal separation to divorce. We have been legally separated for over 2 yrs he has not kept to the separtion aggreement,

A:  If a Decree of legal separation has been entered, all that can be done at this time is convert it to a dissolution. That is a simple process that merely disolves the marriage. It does not modify property or debt division, child support, maintenance or parenting plan. The court has no authortiy to modify the property division. If there was fraud or duress, the court could vacate it, but only in limited circumstances not that it has been over 1 year. If he has not paid full support, you can bring a motion for Contempt, and get a judgment for what he owes....

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what is the difference between divorce and legal separation in FL, are both parties required to sign the dissolution

A:  Please do not consider the following answer as direct specific legal advise to you, since I do not have the specific facts to your situation and we do not have an attorney/client relationship. You should always seek the in-person advise of an attorney for a complete and proper legal consultation. My answer should be considered to be general information to your question.In Florida there is no such thing as a "legal separation". There is only divorce. The divorce is actually called a "dissolution of marriage". This means that a married couple can separate from each other physically without the need for any document or court order. In Florida, however, there is a statute...

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If my wife and I have been legally separated for 12 years is she still responsible for my debt?

A:  The nursing home is not bound by your separation agreement, as they were not a party to the agreement. The nursing home will look only at the insurance contract terms, and if you are the responsible party on the insurance contract, they will seek collection from you. Generally, a spouse is not liable for the debts of the other as long as it is an individual account, the spouse running up the debt is not an authorized user, surety, guarantor, or cosignor, and the couple does not live in a community property state. However, even in a community property state the assets of the spouse not running up the debt could be at risk. For example, in cases involving, among others, bankruptcy, divorce, or other litigation, creditors may go after assets...