A Separation agreement allows both of you to deal with the division of the property, child Custody and parenting matters in an idea and reasonable manner, without having to resort to the Courts or other costly and adversarial forums. Whether you write your own agreement or work with a lawyer to get one written, in order for the court to recognize your agreement each of you will need to present the agreement to a lawyer who will go over it with you, make sure that you understand what you are signing, then the lawyer will sign and then you can sign the agreement.
Essential concern check list
A Separation Agreement is the most efficient and effective manner to resolve and conclude the issues surrounding a separation and divorce.
The main reason for consulting with a family and divorce lawyer to come up with your own agreement, is to make sure you have in place an agreement that the law courts recognize as valid and enforceable.
For your agreement to valid both of you need obtain Independent Legal Advise.
- To write the agreement you and your spouse agree to all matters concerning property, assets and debts;
- If there are dependent children, you and your spouse are in agreement with custody, access and child support.
- You and your spouse are in agreement with spousal support either for not having any or the amount.
Our Separation Agreement service
At Devgun Law, we will go over what is involved in a Separation Agreement, the manner in which the Family Law Courts will process your agreement and provide you with the confidence that the agreement you will be valid and enforceable by the Family Law Courts and that neither of you are missing out on what is fair.
We have an hourly fee for our Separation Agreement service