Legal Question in Family Law in Indiana

separation and divorce

I want to file for separation and not divorce. Can my husbsnd file for divorce after I file for separation and can it go through if I don't

want it?

Asked on 4/21/02, 4:23 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Dorene Philpot Philpot Law Office

Re: separation and divorce

Yes, he can divorce you without your consent.

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Answered on 4/22/02, 8:17 am

NiCale Rector Cohen & Malad, LLP

Re: separation and divorce

You can file for legal seperation instead of divorce, but your husband can convert the legal seperation into a divorce. Indiana is a no-fault state, thus, the court will grant the divorce regardless of your wishes.

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Answered on 4/22/02, 9:13 am

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