please explain the legal difference between a legal separation and a divorce
State/Country relating to question: Michigan
Most people consider when they sign a settlement agreement (dividing up property/settling any custody issues and support issues) that they are "legally separated".
A divorce is when your bonds of matrimony are legally severed and you are no longer divorced.
Only after a divorce is being with someone else in a sexual relationship not adultery.
Is adultery illegal in Michigan? I am in a divorce proceeding and my husband is involved in an extra-marital affair. He says it's OK because he had already moved out of the house. Actually even after he moved out, we were still seeing each other. The affair was not discovered until later.
I'm happy to answer this separate question after you first click accept for my prior answer (which did completely answer your first question).
I didn't want to sign off on the computer if you wanted further information tonight/soon, but let me know...thanks.
I see you stepped out. I'm happy to assist further ...
18 years as a family law attorney, adjunct law professor
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