In “What’s the Difference Between Separation and Divorce?” on, Erin Kopelman is quoted about the difference between marital separation agreements and their pros and cons.

“Even if your state has it, legal separation means different things in different states, and the criteria to qualify to obtain a legal separation varies between states,” said Kopelman, a principal and divorce attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer.

“With a legal separation, neither spouse can remarry. Also, there are other ways that spouses who are legally separated may be tied under the law, including related to insurance, inheritance and tax,” she said.

You can read the full article here ($): What’s the Difference Between Separation and Divorce?

Kopelman is a divorce attorney who handles cases involving domestic relations and family law, including divorce, custody, child support, property settlement, alimony, post-judgment issues, prenuptial agreements, and postnuptial agreements in Maryland and the District of Columbia.