I have been separated from my husband for over a year now, with no separation agreement. He has been living in the house, and I have been living with my family.
What needs to be done to get divorced? Do we still need to wait the year with a legal separation agreement before filing, or is it sooner than that?
There is no longer a need to wait for a separation. Under the new divorce law all that is required is that one party file an affidavit saying that the marriage is irretrievably broken and has been for a period of more than six months.
No, you no longer have to wait. The new no-fault divorce law, which became effective last week, allows you to get divorced if your marriage has not been working for the last 6 months.
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