Friday, September 28, 2007

FAQ regarding Divorce # 5: Can I get a legal separation?

Although some states recognize a “legal separation,” Texas does not. The only procedure for a recognition that persons are going to cease living together as husband and wife in Texas is Divorce. With that said, after you file for a Divorce there is nothing that requires you to carry through with it (unless, of course, the other spouse decides to file a Counter-Petition for Divorce of their own). Usually the Divorce case can be dismissed if the spouses “reconcile.”