Legal Separation

Legal Separation in Southern California

A legal separation is similar to a divorce in that an agreement will be worked out regarding the:

However, the two parties will remain legally married. A legal separation is often sought in situations where for religious reasons or other personal reasons the couple wishes to keep the legal status of the marriage in place. Other reasons might include maintaining medical insurance for a spouse. In the military, under the 30/20/20 rule, a spouse might have lifetime medical if the marriage is maintained for twenty years.

Are you considering a legal separation from your spouse? If so, a San Fernando Valley divorce attorney at Cutter & Lax may be able to help you. We represent clients throughout San Fernando Valley and offer a free initial consultation to help you get started. Going through the process of a legal separation can be exceedingly difficult. Even if you and your spouse are on friendly terms, you may still have some disagreements regarding particular issues. It is important to consult and work with an attorney who can help protect your rights and interests in this regard, so you have the opportunity of reaching an agreement that will benefit you.

Considering legal separation? Contact a lawyer today!

If you want to legally separate but want to remain married in the eyes of the law, a legal separation may be the option you are looking for. By contacting Cutter & Lax today you have the opportunity to talk to a skilled and compassionate lawyer about your situation. We can assist you in addressing such issues as custody, child support and alimony—and we have offices in Encino, Burbank and Agoura Hills for your convenience. You deserve to work with an attorney and law firm that has the knowledge and resources to effectively represent your interests. Contact Cutter & Lax today to schedule a free legal separation evaluation.

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