Is there adultery law in California?
Many states have made adultery illegal, and their criminal laws contain definitions of adultery. California has not made adultery a criminal act, so there’s no official state definition of adultery. The courts will not consider evidence of adultery, or any other kind of fault, when deciding whether to grant a divorce.
Can I make my husband move out of our home?
In the event of a family law separation, both parties are legally entitled to live in the family home. It does not matter whose name is on the ownership of the house. There is no presumption that the wife or the husband has to leave the house. Under the law, you cannot kick each other out.
What does legally separated mean in California?
In California, a legal separation doesn’t end a marriage or domestic partnership. Instead, it results in a court determining the rights and responsibilities of spouses who want to live apart. The process to file for legal separation in California is nearly the same as that used for a divorce/dissolution.
What are the benefits of being legally separated?
Legal separation has many benefits and advantages, including providing parameters for co-parenting, child support, and spousal support while maintaining the status of being married. Legal separation also leaves the door open for reconciling or resuming the marriage.