Legal separation vs. divorce

When choosing legal separation or divorce you should understand how they compare and how they would impact your life.

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Brette Sember, J.D.

by Brette Sember, J.D.

Brette is a former attorney and has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years. She is the author of more than 4...



Updated on: June 20, 2024 · 3 min read

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