What does a default Judgement mean in a divorce?
A default divorce is one in which the courts pass judgment on the divorce after the respondent fails to respond. In other words, if a spouse ignores notices regarding a desired divorce, that spouse could find him/herself divorced anyway.
Does separating help a marriage?
Separation can be good for marriage depending on the circumstances of the couple. If both partners are willing to work through current problems, separation can be a great way to process individual issues before reuniting. With that said, about 80 percent of separations ultimately lead to divorce.
Can a relationship work living separately?
Neither dating nor marriage absolutely requires communal living arrangements. The trend is that those who date live apart and those who are married live together. No law obliges either living together or apart, but people base the sort of living arrangement they should have on generally accepted rules of society.