Bay Area Legal Separation Attorney in San Francisco
Dealing with the end of a relationship is not easy; there are many emotions, thoughts, and decisions to make. The most frequently debated question is whether to seek a divorce or legal separation from your spouse.
California family law creates two options: dissolution of marriage or legal separation. The difference between a divorce and legal separation is that a divorce terminates the marital relationship, i.e. once a judgment is entered you are no longer married and are free to remarry. A legal separation is a legal vehicle to determine and divide the spouses’ community property and separate property, therefore the marital relationship remains legally intact despite the spouses being physically separated.
The selection of either of these options comes with its own varying outcomes. Parks Law Group can guide you and advise you on the pros and cons of selecting either of these two options. To determine which of these two options best suits you, contact our office to schedule an initial 30-minute consultation free of charge.
Keep in mind that with a divorce or legal separation other issues may surface, such as:
- Spousal support
- Child support
- Child custody & visitation
- Property division
- Legal Separation
- Domestic Violence
Being a San Francisco Divorce and Family Law attorney, William Parks, Jr. is competent and knowledgeable in guiding and representing all of your family law needs.