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Office Locations

  • Wilton Office

    Address

    15 River Road
    Suite 15 B
    Wilton, Connecticut 06897

    Phone

    475-289-7801

  • Danbury Office

    Address

    83 Wooster Heights Road
    Suite 125
    Danbury, Connecticut 06810

  • Westport Office

    Address

    8 Wright Street
    First Floor
    Westport, CT 06880

    Phone

    475-289-7801

  • Greenwich Office

    Address

    500 West Putnam
    Suite 400
    Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

    Phone

    475-289-7801

Testimonials

  • "Thank you so much for your guidance during a difficult process. Your support made it so much easier . . . and helped us maintain our post-divorce friendship and partnership as parents."

    - client
  • "I can’t thank you enough for your guidance during this process. It is overwhelming and you helped us navigate it all in a way that allowed us to move through it gracefully."

    - client
  • "Rosemarie was direct, compassionate, unbiased and extremely helpful. Would recommend for anybody looking to pursue mediation."

    - Client

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    Atty Ferrante provided divorce mediation services to me and my ex-wife. It was a lengthy and complicated process that was slowed down by the COVID pandemic and the sale of my medical practice however she stuck with us and helped us to push...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    Rosemarie Ferrante is a thoughtful and ethical attorney with excellent mediation skills. I have acted as review attorney for many of her mediation clients and know her to be a very talented mediator. I always enjoy working with her.

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    Rosemarie was very fair and made sure both myself and my husband at the time were equally informed and represented. She supported our non-traditional mediation and offered expert advice and suggestions that went beyond the dividing of asse...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Rosemarie was a pleasure to work with, and made what could have been a complicated situation seamless and easy - and quick!

    — Client

Very often spouses feel that they have lost pieces of themselves during their marriage. In this age of self-care and emotional evolution, a new trend is emerging where couples are choosing to live apart; many times, rather than divorcing. This lifestyle, known as "Living Apart Together" (LAT), is becoming increasingly popular.  

The New York Times recently reported that according to studies, there has been an uptick of married couples choosing to live apart. Close to four million Americans are opting to keep separate residences while remaining married.

There are several reasons why couples might choose to live apart. Some couples want to maintain a commitment to each other, but also want to preserve their independence and autonomy. For some it may be a way to maintain a long distance relationship or to accommodate work or other life circumstances.

Yet, for others, it may be a way to work through issues in their marriage without the pressure of living together.

Some are even contemplating this option as an alternative to divorce. Many couples realize that there are benefits to remaining married, while living separately. There is no need to divide assets and no waiver of estate rights. The ability to continue to file joint tax returns is also an added benefit.

Living apart, together can have its challenges. Communication and trust are key to making it work. Couples must be open and honest about their feelings and needs, and be willing to compromise and make sacrifices for the sake of their relationship. They also need to have a clear understanding of their expectations and boundaries, and make sure that they are on the same page about their future plans together.

While it may not be the traditional way of maintaining a relationship, living apart, together, can be a viable option for couples who want to stay together while preserving their individual freedom. It may also be a viable option for couples who desire to live apart but not wrangle with the financial complexities associated with divorce.

If you are considering whether Living Apart, Together would work for your family, consult an experienced attorney for assistance. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.