Q: My wife and I are legally separated. I now want a divorce. We have agreed to the terms. What do I need to do?
I filled out online divorce paperwork but it came back that they couldn't do it since I was legally separated already
A: All you need to do is take your agreement to an attorney in your local area and they will be able prepare the documents and present to the court.
Elizabeth Dick agrees with this answer
A: You certainly can get divorced after a legal separation. Contact a family law attorney who can help you in your state. Many attorneys now offer limited scope services, if you are interested in filing the paperwork and going to court yourself, in order to save money.
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