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Part 2: I’m still living with my former spouse. Am I separated?

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Separation can occur without either party leaving the matrimonial home. In such a scenario, to satisfy the requirement of being separated, parties need to show they are no longer living together as husband and wife. It is for the party who initiates the application for divorce to prove that they have separated from their former […]

Part 3: Separation and Resumption of Cohabitation


Another area of confusion is where parties have separated but in an attempt to reconcile they resume cohabitation. Where parties separate, resume cohabitation, and then separate again, the period of cohabitation will have an effect on the Court’s determination of whether parties have in fact been separated for the required minimum period of 12 months. […]