How can you prove you're separated if you and your spouse still live together?

You and your spouse might have decided to end your relationship, but for financial or other reasons, you can't live separately. This fact sheet describes how you can prove to a court that you and your spouse have actually separated so that you can get a divorce and/or divide up your assets.

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separated but still living together, separation