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Separation in Severna Park and Annapolis

Legal separation in Severna Park and Annapolis

A form of Severna Park and Annapolis legal separation is called limited divorce. This type of divorce, like an absolute divorce, requires that you have grounds. The grounds for a limited divorce are different than the grounds required for an absolute divorce, and they include the following:

  • Voluntary separation: Without reasonable expectation of reconciliation. (No minimum duration)
  • Desertion. (No minimum duration)
  • Cruelty
  • Excessively vicious conduct

A limited divorce legalizes a Severna Park or Annapolis separation and provides for support.

Advantages of Severna Park or Annapolis separation

A divorce lawyer can explain how, in certain cases, a Severna Park or Annapolis legal separation may have advantages over an absolute Severna Park or Annapolis divorce, including the following:

  • You soon become eligible as a spouse for certain government benefits such as Social Security
  • By remaining married, you are able to retain eligibility for certain health care or insurance benefits
  • You want a court-approved separation agreement while you and your spouse satisfy a required waiting period before filing for divorce
  • It is less stressful to negotiate a Severna Park, Annapolis separation agreement for a legal separation than it would be for a divorce
  • There are tax benefits to remaining married
  • Time apart may give you a chance to reconcile your marriage
  • Your religious beliefs oppose divorce

Our lawyers can help

Contact one of the lawyers in Severna Park or Annapolis at Corbin, Schaffer & Aviles, Chartered lawyers for help with your separation or divorce in Severna Park or Annapolis. We stand by you every step of the way. We are proud of the fact that our Severna Park and Annapolis divorce attorneys are accessible, informed and highly skilled. Contact Corbin, Schaffer & Aviles, Chartered lawyers today to speak with an attorney about divorce or separation in Severna Park or Annapolis.

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