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Can You Separate While Living Under the Same Roof?

September 27, 2019

The separation period is a key element of no-fault divorce. Yet many couples face a dilemma due to the difficulty and expense of one spouse or the other finding a new place to live. One question our attorneys have encountered is whether, in Virginia, a married couple can be separated while living under the same roof. The article below provides a good summary of the issues involved and some practical tips for those who find themselves in this situation.