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Separated but living together

Separated but still living together

Friday 10th of March 2023
By: Stephanie Svendsen, Coote Family Lawyers

My family and I would like to thank you all for the excellent and professional services you and your team at Coote Family Lawyers were able to offer us during this very difficult and complex family and property law case. 

Gillian Coote tells Mamamia that it's become increasingly common for separated couples to continue living together.  You can read Gillian's expert advice in the full Mamamia article here.

Gillian says "Generally, it is because they either feel it is better for the children, or for financial necessity".

When filing for divorce, "The most important thing is that they are able to prove they were separated and did not act as a couple while living together".

You can read Gillian's expert advice in the full article here:  "My husband and I are still living together 8 months after separating.  These are the 8 rules we live by"

If you are considering separation, or have any questions about your situation please call our team of expert family lawyers on 03 9804 0035




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