Provo/Orem Legal Separation Attorneys
There are many reasons couples choose to legally separate instead of pursuing divorce. Oftentimes, one or both spouses are not emotionally ready to end their marriage. Other times, religious beliefs or financial considerations may make legal separation more desirable.
No matter the reasons, a legal separation will allow each spouse to be treated as a separate financial individual, protect each spouse from the debts of the other and allow couples to see what life outside of marriage looks like.
Located in Orem, Utah, Featherstone Family Law helps individuals throughout the region file for legal separation.
What Is Legal Separation?
When marriages become rocky, many couples choose to separate instead of filing for divorce. While it is not necessary to legally separate, filing for a temporary separation order will provide you with legal protection during the separation period.
Similar to a divorce decree, a decree of legal separation dictates each spouse’s rights and responsibilities regarding:
The Legal Separation Process
At Featherstone Family Law, we help clients during every stage of the legal separation process. Our attorneys evaluate marital property to ensure clients get a fair portion of assets, and work hard to ensure custody and visitation agreements protect our clients’ parent-child bonds. Together, we will get you the financial resources and parenting time you need to move forward with your life.
The Featherstone Family Law Difference
Making the decision to legally separate from, or divorce, your spouse can be difficult. At Featherstone Family Law, we handle more than the legal aspect of your problem. Our on-site family therapists and psychologists are available to provide emotional counsel and support during this difficult period. We want you to make the best decision for you and your family.