Synonyms for legal separation

Synonyms for (noun) legal separation

Synonyms: separation, legal separation

Definition: (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

Similar words: cessation, surcease

Definition: a stopping

Usage: a cessation of the thunder

Synonyms: legal separation, judicial separation

Definition: a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart

Similar words: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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