separated

adjective
sep·​a·​rat·​ed | \ ˈse-pə-ˌrā-təd \

Legal Definition of separated

: being in a state of estrangement between spouses usually requiring the maintenance of separate residences and the intent to live apart permanently : being in a state of separation has been separated for a year

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“Separated.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/separated. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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