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What you should know about legal separation

Unlike getting a divorce, which is when a marriage ends, a legal separation is a court order that states the rights that each partner has while he or she remains married to the other but live apart. Although legal separations are not all that common, they are sometimes used in situations where the spouses have financial or personal issues that might affect the marriage.

Lifestyle consideration and hidden assets in high dollar divorces

Getting a divorce can be an emotional roller-coaster. When the divorce involves hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars, it can add an extra level of stress and drama to the process. If there is a lot of friction between the couple, it is not uncommon to see one or both parties act in an irrational way or even do something that is detrimental to their own financial interests.