We recently separated due to her infidelity, and she is living in our house with our 1 child and her jobless, disabled mother. I am staying with friends for now. We have been married 5 years and she has no job. She is capable of working but decided to be a stay at home mom a few years ago. I plan to file for divorce, but until then, what do I legally have to provide for her? I read somewhere that I have to give her half of my income after bills. Is this correct?
Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.
A legal separation and a divorce are different because a separation does not end the marriage. Spouses live apart and remain married.
by attorney Jonathan Kroll
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