Moving Out of the Marital Home before Consulting an Attorney

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When you decide to get divorced, you may want to separate from your spouse as soon as possible. It can be tempting to leave your home and find a new place to live right away, before you even inquire about how the divorce process works. However, it is rarely a good idea to move out of your marital home before you speak with an experienced Morristown divorce lawyer.

π‘·π’π’”π’”π’Šπ’ƒπ’π’† π‘ͺ𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒆𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒔 𝒐𝒇 π‘΄π’π’—π’Šπ’π’ˆ 𝑢𝒖𝒕 π’˜π’Šπ’•π’‰π’π’–π’• π‘³π’†π’ˆπ’‚π’ π‘ͺ𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒔𝒆𝒍
You always want a knowledgeable attorney to review how moving out might affect the outcome of your divorce case, as it might impact your future in many ways, including:

π‘ͺπ’‰π’Šπ’π’… π’„π’–π’”π’•π’π’…π’š – If you leave your home and your children stay, your spouse may allege that you β€œabandoned” the family and those daily interactions with your children are not your priority.

π‘·π’“π’π’‘π’†π’“π’•π’š π’…π’Šπ’—π’Šπ’”π’Šπ’π’ – If your spouse stays in the home and you leave willingly, it can be very difficult to get back in when it comes to property division determinations.

π‘Ίπ’†π’‘π’‚π’“π’‚π’•π’Šπ’π’ π’‚π’ˆπ’“π’†π’†π’Žπ’†π’π’•π’” – If you move out, it can become more important to have a separation agreement, which will reflect your circumstances living in two different homes. Any temporary orders, such as paying your spouse alimony so they can afford the house payment, might be incorporated into your final divorce order.

If you are in danger, you should not hesitate to do what is necessary to keep you and your children safe, even if that means leaving. However, if you can, discuss the matter with an experienced attorney before you make the decision to leave your marital home.
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