Often, couples who are hesitant to jump into divorce seek other options, like an Arvada or Wheat Ridge legal separation. The idea of permanently ending your marriage may be overwhelming, you may still have hope that things can be worked out, or maybe it's just not the right time because you will lose out on certain benefits. Whatever the cause of your reluctance, legal separation may the right option for you and your spouse.
Often, people in Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County think living apart from a spouse means they are legally separated. This, however, is not the case. In order to be legally separated, legal paperwork must be filed with the courts. When married couples choose to not be together anymore, they have two legal pathways to choose from: a legal separation or a divorce.