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The State of New York provides for the scenario where a married couple wants to pursue a change in marital status without making the final decision to end their marriage in divorce. Legal separation is the legal status that enables this interim marital situation. In this position, legally married spouses can chose to end their cohabitation and decide their property rights while remaining legally married indefinitely.

The complexity of legal separation comes in where spouses need to stipulate their respective legal obligations and rights. This will include the formalization of a legally binding separation agreement wherein each spouse agrees to specified property rights, spousal support arrangements, individual rights to property and child visitation, support and custody agreements. Legal problems can arise where either spouse reneges on their obligation to the other.

Joseph A. Ledwidge, P.C provides the legal counsel to separating parties in New York and is ready and prepared to assist you if you are seeking legal separation in New York.

If you are considering a legal separation from your spouse, our firm is competent and prepared to advise you of the consequent legal implications and obligations of this decision.

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The State of New York provides for the scenario where a married couple wants to pursue a change in marital status without making the final decision to end their marriage in divorce. Legal separation is the legal status that enables this interim marital situation. In this position, legally married spouses can chose to end their cohabitation and decide their property rights while remaining legally married indefinitely.