For some separated couples, living under the one roof may be convenient in the short term, but can cause legal implications. It is not generally advised for ex-couples to remain living together as this may lead to further issues and take a toll on the emotional and psychological wellbeing of either party.
However, we do acknowledge that these circumstances may occur. So here is some information to make you feel more prepared for this situation.
One of the most important legal pitfalls that may arise is determining the actual date of separation, and parties may be in dispute over this.
If you are separating under one roof, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible. The lawyer will help you navigate the changes behind the below proceedings:
While you do not have to reside in separate properties to get divorced, you will have to provide evidence of your separation. This may include:
Did you know…? The law recognises that ex-partners may be considered separated and still residing at the same place of residence. So separating under the same roof can still be legally sound.
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