The lawyer needs to know what the agreement is between you and your spouse/partner, how to handle your separation. Depending on the family structure, the following should be taken into account: many couples solve all problems with each other through the conclusion of a written separation agreement. Spouses who have separated are still legally married, even though there is a judicial separation order that Manitoba law calls a non-cohabitation injunction. Manitoba`s legislation covers issues of separation between spouses or common law partners, for example.B. education agreements (custody and access), financial assistance to separated spouses and life partners or their children, and division of property. .