Moving Out

Dear bluecott:

Greetings. Yes. You do not want to move out without a separation agreement. Separation agreements contain paragraphs which allow you not to lose any of your rights while defining your rights if you reconcile with your spouse after a separation. Talk to an attorney and make smart decisions for you and the marriage. Best of luck.

Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

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My wife has asked me to move out in order to focus on counseling in an attempt to save our marriage. We have no kids and both have professional jobs that pay well although my income is considerably higher. If divorce is the final outcome, we have mutually agreed to how we will split our assets (friendly split). Will my moving out compromise my position and/or expose me in anyway financially?

Thank You, GW