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North Charleston, SC 29406
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Charleston SC Lawyer for Legal Separation

Charleston Lawyer for Legal Separation

If no current ground for divorce exists

but the spouses are separated and no longer living in the same house, the parties may initiate an action for Separate Maintenance and Support. Commonly thought of and referred to as a “Legal Separation,” an action for Separate Maintenance and Support is similar to a divorce action. Charleston, SC divorce lawyer Tim Amey can help in initiating these proceedings. It affords an opportunity to deal with the issues of the marriage including dividing marital property, custody and support for children, and spousal support or alimony.

While similar rules apply in separation proceedings

, the grounds are not as strict and the judges do not require as much proof. Although you remain married, the following become legally defined: In certain very limited circumstances, the parties may obtain an annulment. In an annulment, the court declares that the parties' marriage is void, and no divorce is necessary. Considering getting a divorce?  Perhaps you are first interested in exploring a Separate Maintenance and Support.  Guiding you through every step of the process, Charleston SC divorce attorney Tim Amey is here to help in this difficult time.  The consultation will be free if you hire attorney Amey to handle your case.