If I’ve been legally separated for 25 years, our children are all over 18 and we have no assets together, how hard will it be to get a divorce?

Asked on August 23, 2015 under Family Law, Michigan

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

You mean that you have a separation agreement and have been living separate and apart for 25 years, correct?  Michigam does not recognize a legal separation. It should not be difficult at all to have an attorney prepare an uncontested divorce citing no fault grounds.  This is assuming your husband will execute the necessary documents to facilitate same. Good luck. 


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