How does legal separation protect you?

In a legal separation, spouses can move on independently from their marriage without having to go through the divorce process. The legal separation allows spouses to provide health care benefits, social security benefits, tax benefits, [...]

How does legal separation protect you?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Can I date while legally separated?

There’s no straight answer to this question. Dating while legally separated may lead to complications if you choose to get a divorce. Your spouse could raise claims of adultery on that fact. However, if you [...]

Can I date while legally separated?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Can you just stay separated forever?

Definitely. Even though the law uses the term “separate and apart”, you can live separate and apart under the same roof. Many couples already do this to financially support housing and living costs and their [...]

Can you just stay separated forever?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

What does legal separation cost?

At its most basic, legal separation does not cost you or your spouse anything. There is no legal process involved in deciding to legally separate. You and your spouse can do this on your own. [...]

What does legal separation cost?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

How to file for separation?

What about filing for separation in Ontario? There is no need or requirement to file for separation, nor do you for apply for separation meaning there are no court forms to fill out, however you [...]

How to file for separation?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Is separation good for a marriage?

Separation can be beneficial for a marriage as it provides space for personal growth and reevaluation of the relationship. It can serve as a period of reflection and sometimes leads to reconciliation.

Is separation good for a marriage?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM