By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published May 5, 2016 | | |
Many couples test out a trial separation before divorcing. Under Minnesota law, however, a legal separation is an alternative to divorce, not a step in the divorce process. Because legal separation does not end a marriage, the divorce process is the same for couples who are informally separated and couples who are legally separated. When Read MoreRead More
In conversation, people sometimes like to use the words “divorce” and “separation” interchangeably. However, under Minnesota state law and federal law, a couple that separates is considered different from those who get divorced. There are a few key similarities and differences when it comes to legal separation and divorce, and you should consider the options Read MoreRead More
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