All applications for dissolution must be submitted in duplicate when minor children were born during the marriage or if the application requests the establishment of the father-child relationship; and in duplicate if no minor child was born during the marriage and the petition does not require justification of the father-child relationship. Separation without breaking the body does not end your marriage legally. It allows you and your spouse to make legal agreements on how you will handle non-life. Some people choose to separate without breaking the body because they do not want to divorce for religious or other reasons. You don`t need to be legally separated before filing for divorce. A couple who wish to end their marriage and who agree on all matters can submit together an application for the dissolution of the marriage. There are two main ways to legally end a marriage in Ohio: dissolution and divorce. Both will end with the same result: they are no longer married….