Getting Divorced? Know the Financial Benefits to Getting Legally Separated
If a divorce with your spouse is inevitable, you may be dreading having to deal with dividing your assets. That said, there can be some financial benefits from getting legally separated before the divorce is made official. Here are several reasons to consider it. Being Protected from the Other Spouse's Debt If you decide to legally separate from your spouse by filing a written agreement with your local court, it will give you some much-needed protection from new debt.