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How to Get Divorced in California if Already Legally Separated

There are many reasons why a couple would opt for a legal separation in lieu of a divorce in California, even if they plan to divorce eventually. In fact, it can make for a quicker and less costly divorce process. So, how do you move from being legally separated to legally divorced in California? What is the difference between a legal separation and a divorce? Why do some people choose one over the other, and why do some people choose both?

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