In a legal separation you are still married at the conclusion of the case, but you have a court order that defines the responsibilities and rights of each spouse while they are living apart. Legal Separation frequently, but not necessarily, leads to divorce or dissolution of a marriage.
At Mesaros Family Law, we have been working on Legal Separation cases in Ohio for many years. We have some of the best Legal Separation attorneys in the area - We have received the Distinguished Domestic Relations Attorney Award by the Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court - and we will utilize our arsenal of legal knowledge and experience to help you through this difficult time in your life.
Situations may exist where two people wish to live separately, but do not wish to terminate their marriage. For example, religious beliefs may cause them to want to keep the marriage intact. Or, practically speaking, the need to continue medical insurance coverage for one spouse through the employer of the other may be a reason for not legally ending the marriage. Many medical policies now, however, provide that a legal separation may disqualify a spouse from coverage. You will still need to understand that the following item need to be ruled upon;
Various issues make military Legal Separations distinct from traditional Separation. For example, property division can become complex when military pensions are involved, and custody can be difficult to determine if one spouse is currently stationed out of state or overseas. If you or your spouse is in the United States military, contact Mesaro Family Law. We have Legal Separation specialists on our side who have the experience and knowledge of both military and family statutes. Learn more about Military Divorce here.
Legalizing same-sex marriage also introduced same-sex Legal Separation in Ohio. Our firm is equipped to handle the sensitive and unique issues facing LGBTQ couples in our state.
Contact Mesaro Law offices in Dayton, Ohio
If you are seeking a Legal Separation in the Dayton area or have been served papers, Mesaro Law office is here for you. The attorneys at our law firm are compassionate and understanding while simultaneously unrelenting and effective. We seek the best resolution for our clients and always try to arrive at that resolution as amicably as possible. Contact a Dayton divorce lawyer at our law firm today to discuss your divorce.
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