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Can I Stay Legally Separated Indefinitely?
Can I Stay Legally Separated Indefinitely?

Most states in the U.S. recognize legal separation, but it should not be thought of as a light version of divorce. The process can be just as emotionally difficult as divorce. The questions that must be answered in legal separation are often just as challenging. That said, ...

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    Most states in the U.S. recognize legal separation, but it should not be thought of as a light version of divorce. The process can be just as emotionally difficult as divorce. The questions that must ...

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