Hey I’m, Chris Hildebrand of Hildebrand Law. I am an Arizona family law attornery I have been practicing family law in the state of Arizona for over 20 years. What’s the benefit of getting a legal separation There are really two primary reason’s people choose a legal separation as opposed to a divorce. One of which is to be able to stay on their spouse’s employer sponsored group health insurance plan. Not all plans allow this, but many plans do, which means you can stay insured if you have concerns about insurability and have.