Sometimes a legal separation may be preferred instead of divorce. Brentwood attorney Silky Sahnan can help you determine what course of action is best for you based on your situation.
A legal separation does not end a marriage or domestic partnership.
In a legal separation, the parties file a written agreement with the court that addresses and outlines how assets and debts will be divided as well as the child custody and child support arrangements, visitation schedules, and spousal support. During the period of a legal separation, parties cannot remarry.
A couple may decide they want to file for legal separation because:
California divorce lawyer Silky Sahnan will work with you to make decisions that will allow you to feel confident about the terms of your separation agreement.
When you file for a legal separation you can still get court orders regarding:
For married couples to obtain a legal separation:
For domestic partners to obtain a legal separation:
If you are considering legal separation as a choice and would like to learn more about this option, get in touch with me to discuss your case. I will help to calm any fears by answering your questions and addressing your concerns promptly. If you choose to proceed, I am ready to handle your case with the utmost respect and compassion.
Contact California divorce lawyer Silky Sahnan or call our Brentwood law office at (925) 276-0789. We provide legal advice, guidance, and representation in all aspects of family law, including cases of divorce, legal separation, and annulment.
I did my own divorce last year by using a do-it-yourself divorce service. It was the biggest mistake I made. I thought I was saving money but in the end it cost a lot more: less custody of my child and no support. I contacted Ms. Sahnan and she fought for more time with my son and got my car back. Thank you!!