Question: Does separated mean single?

What does it mean to be separated? Separation means that you are living apart from your spouse but are still legally married until you get a judgment of divorce. Although a separation doesnt end your marriage, it does affect the financial responsibilities between you and your spouse before the divorce is final.

Whats the difference between being separated and single?

You live your life moving forward as a single person. When you get a legal separation, however, you remain legally married to each other. You must continue to mark that you are married on forms. You cannot remarry.

Are you still married if separated?

Separation means that you are living apart from your spouse, but youre still legally married until you get a judgment of divorce from a court (even if you already have a judgment of separation).

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