Legal advice and support when separating from your spouse or partner
If you do not feel quite ready for a divorce but you have agreed that you cannot continue living together, then a formal separation may be an option. You can either opt for a Judicial Separation, which is when the Court states that you are officially separated, or an Informal Separation, which you simply agree between you.
If you choose to separate on an informal basis, then you should record the terms of your separation in respect of any financial division by way of a Separation Agreement. This is not a legally binding document but it is a contract between the two of you and provided that you have each made disclosure of your financial position to the other and that you have both had advice on the agreement.
Watson Thomas Solicitors have offices in Fleet, Winchester, Guildford, Bracknell, Camberley, Farnborough and Woking.
If you need legal guidance and support when separating from your spouse or partner, please call on 0800 488 0218.