Napa Legal Separation Attorneys

Marin Legal Separation Attorney

What Is Legal Separation? Our Attorneys Explain.

When a marriage or domestic partnership is breaking down, Kaspar & Lugay, LLP is focused on helping our clients find the most appropriate solution. There are a number of situations in which our lawyers might advise a client to consider legal separation rather than filing for divorce. Some couples choose to legally separate due to religious reasons or in hopes of future reconciliation.

Legal separation may bring you and your spouse to a point where you can work out your differences. On the other hand, you may realize after a period of separation that your marriage is irretrievably broken and you are ready to file for divorce in California.

Legal separation deals with all the practical elements of divorce, such as:

However, legal separation agreements do not cover the previously mentioned elements in the event of the death of one spouse. For that reason, our Marin family law attorneys may suggest that the legal separation later be redrafted as a petition for divorce. Our legal team can handle all of the details and required paperwork so that you can feel more at ease.

Legal Separation for New California Residents

California requires a person filing for divorce to have been a resident of the state for six months. If you have recently moved to the state you can often, however, immediately file for legal separation. Our readily available legal team can help you design a legal separation agreement that quickly and cost-effectively translates into a divorce agreement when you have met the residency requirement for filing for divorce.

Call Our Corte Madera, CA Legal Separation Attorneys

If you feel that legal separation is the best course action, we are here to help you in any way possible. We would be happy to further explain the legal separation process and what you can expect during an initial case evaluation. Our Marin-based firm will remain at your side until your legal separation is finalized in an effective and timely manner.

Wish to initiate the legal separation process?
Give us a call or contact us online at your earliest convenience to schedule a consultation.

Many experienced Marin legal separation attorneys approach legal separations with a dissolution of marriage in mind. To generalize, once the assets are separated, child custody and spousal/child support is established, there is rarely a likelihood of spouses reuniting.

That said, not every legal separation does end in divorce, so if you?re considering which is the better ultimate option for you, our attorneys will consult with you on the best options for your unique situation.

Marin

770 Tamalpais Drive
Suite 200
Corte Madera, CA 94925
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Phone: 415-942-9695
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Napa

1606 Main Street
Suite 207
Napa, CA 94559
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Phone: 707-310-8522
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707-310-8522

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Walnut Creek

1990 N California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Phone: 925-660-7627
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Santa Barbara

827 State Street
Suite 1
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Phone: 805-719-7841
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805-719-7841

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Meet Your Attorneys

Brent Kaspar

Brent Kaspar

Managing Partner, Founder

Robert Sullivan

Robert Sullivan

Senior Associate

Arvin Lugay

Arvin Lugay

Partner, Founder

Karly Roberson

Karly Roberson

Associate

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Whether you’re reaching your breaking point or needing to modify a pre-existing judgment or agreement, your team at Kaspar & Lugay is ready to help you explore your options and develop a winning strategy.
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Luis Ramierz
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Update: Case Closed! I just want to say thank you to the whole Kasper and Lugay Team! Brent got The “W” in my case. They worked hard on my child custody battle and were super flexible with my payments! Anyone that’s going through a separation knows the stress courts can bring, but Brent and his team made sure to make everything fast and easy as possible for me! Thank You Again! I hope I never have to go through something like this again but if I ever do I know who to call!
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I hired Brent Kaspar & his team to assist me in the dissolution of marriage from my wife of 9+ years and love for 14+ years. This is obviously not any type of experience anyone want to go through, however I wanted the best direct & logical approach as the emotional & financial sides of this transition are difficult enough. Brent impressed me immediately with his knowledge of the process as well as his experience with every local attorney, mediator, judge, and whomever else I may be faced with addressing.... I would want him on my side.
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My case was not simple or easy. After 5 years, my ex-husband, decided to try and terminate all alimony on a 26 year marriage, as well as obtain funds from me....The process with Brent Kaspar and this entire group was very thorough as well as methodical to achieve the end goal. Although there is always a high amount of stress when dealing with any legal matter, these individuals as are excellent at their jobs, relentless on getting information, light hearted when need be, and strong willed when dealing with others legal nonsense. We were able to settle prior to court and obtain/protect what I intended.
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