What are the steps to getting a divorce once a legal separation is over?
The next step after the legal separation process is to file a petition with the court requesting a hearing on a temporary separation. You will need the services of a lawyer in order to see this through. Visit http://divorcesupport.about.com/od/thedivorceprocess/p/stepstodivorce.htm for more details.
Hire a lawyer. They take care of most of the rest. Proceedings depend on your state laws. Like if your state is a 'no fault' divorce state or not,