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Legal Separation

Belleair Beach Legal Separation Attorney

Marriages are full of surprises. Unfortunately, they’re not always for the better.

If you find yourself in a troubled marriage, you might be thinking of legal separation. Although divorce is another way to end a legal union, you might be one of those who are still on the fence when it comes to being a divorcee.

You might want to avoid divorce due to religious beliefs, personal convictions, or the cost and mess it can bring. Whatever might be your reason for choosing legal separation, there is one thing that remains certain. You need a legal separation attorney to help you.

This is where Emerson Law comes into action. We offer comprehensive services that aim to take the legal burdens off your shoulder. We know that the emotional stress of separation is hard enough to deal with. You don’t need all the legal consequences to worsen your day. That is why we are here to assist you in all of your legal activities.

From sound advice to document drafting and experienced representation, we can give them all to you. There is nothing about the legal field that our attorneys couldn’t handle.

To start working with us, contact Emerson Law at (727) 855-6587 and consult our legal separation attorneys in St. Belleair Beach, FL.

Legal Separation and Divorce

If you and your spouse decided that your relationship was over, a legal separation could sometimes be a better option than divorce. A lot of couples are choosing to get legally separated rather than divorced for the following reasons:

  • As indicated in a spouse’s plan, healthcare coverage for the other spouse will continue with legal separation.
  • Their religious beliefs do not align with the concept of divorce.
  • Legal separation will allow couples to stay married until spouses can gain the military benefits provided under the Uniformed Service Former Spouse Protection Act.
  • Increased social security benefits and alimony can be accessed through legal separation as opposed to divorce.
  • Filing tax returns as married can give significant deductions.
  • Legal separation can give time to think for couples who aren’t sure whether to stay married or not.

Legal separation can’t be the solution to all troubled marriages. However, it can provide better benefits and protection for one or both spouses compared to divorce.

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Any separation process can either be overwhelmingly complicated or emotionally exhausting. Maybe even both. And if you add up the separation cost and the legal jargon it entails, it can surely take a heavy toll on anyone.

That is why we are here to help!

Contact Emerson Law now at (727) 855-6587 for a consultation with our best legal separation attorneys in St. Belleair Beach.

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    - Nicholas
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    I can't say enough about a small legal problem I had and I retained Cody Emerson to represent me. Not only did he win my case but he and his staff went above and beyond to get my problems resolved. I very much recommend Cody to everyone if you want a good dependable lawyer.

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    Mr. Emerson is an excellent attorney and I would highly recommend him. Cody and his team are professional and provided prompt responses to any questions I had throughout the entire process. He made a difficult process as smooth as possible and never gave me unreasonable expectations.

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    There’s no question Cody is a talented and dedicated lawyer. I hold him in high regard and will recommend him to anyone going through a divorce. Not only did he take over my case and accomplish more in a month than a whole year; he kept my mind at ease and helped me make some tough decisions. He’s extremely detail oriented and amazingly smart. I’m so grateful for all he’s done for me. If you’re looking for a trustworthy lawyer, he’s your guy!

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    I feel lucky to have had Cody Emerson and his team on my side during my divorce. Cody is an outstanding attorney, highly respected by the judge and court. He got me everything I hoped for, but didn't think that it was possible to get. Thank you, Cody, Kali and Jason for patiently putting up with me during these last two, most difficult years of my life and taking such good care of me. You guys are the best! Thank you!!!

    - Eva

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