For those couples contemplating divorce but cannot dissolve their marriage because of health, financial, or religious reasons, a legal separation is an option which should be considered. Some couples may be unsure if a divorce is really what they want. Separation gives you flexibility to either reconcile at a later time, or totally end the marriage through divorce.
Separation is a way for children to slowly adapt to their parents living apart. A separation agreement can delineate child-related issues such as:
We will also discuss other issues your children may face such as their anxieties and fears, and will help you find community resources that may help.
The best case scenario is that both you and your spouse will be determined to put as much effort into the other separation issues you must consider as you do with the well-being of your children. We will discuss:
Our separation lawyers at Spencer & Sundstrom are calm and strategic negotiators. We are also strong family law litigators. We will support you on your road to separation, no matter what the reason for it is. Call Spencer & Sundstrom in Vancouver if you would like more information about separation at 877-574-6109, or complete our web consultation request form.