Legal Definition and Related Resources of Judicial Separation
Meaning of Judicial Separation
A separation of spouses sanctioned by the court after one of them has moved the court by petition claiming the relief. Less than a divorce for the marital status of the spouses is not changed. A divorce a mensa et thoro suspending marriage relations and modifying marital duties and obligations while it leaves the matrimonial bond in full force .
Legal Definition of Judicial Separation
An order made by a divorce county court which stops the partners of a marriage having to live together in the same way as a divorce. It is quite rare to get a judicial separation, but can be used by couples who have a moral or religious objection to divorce. The order does not end the marriage so neither partner is free to marry again (or enter into a civil partnership).
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Translation of Judicial separation
- Spanish: Separación judicial
- French: Séparation judiciaire
- German: Gerichtliche Trennung
- Italian: Separazione legale
- Portuguese: Separação judicial
- Polish: Separacja sądowa