Definition of judicial separation in English:

judicial separation

noun

  • another term for legal separation
    • ‘A further 7,500 couples have been granted a judicial separation over the same period.’
    • ‘The applicant wishes to obtain a decree of judicial separation.’
    • ‘Almost 5,000 judicial separations were granted between July 1996 and December 2000.’
    • ‘For clients awaiting judicial separations from violent partners, the delays are even more worrying.’
    • ‘The average judicial separation costs between €3,000 and €8,000 if both spouses reach an amicable agreement.’