- Assist clients by drafting a prenuptial agreement— a written contract created by a couple before they are married. The contract usually lists the property owned by each member of the couple (as well as any debts) and specifies what each person’s property rights will be if the marriage ends.
- Assist clients in creating an agreement entered into without court intervention and voluntarily by two spouses who have decided to live separately.
- In the agreement, the spouses can determine—without divorcing—issues including child support, child custody and visitation, spousal maintenance, division of property and assets.
MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS:
- Assist a divorcing client by drafting a formal, voluntary, written agreement (also called a “stipulation of settlement”) in which a couple, wishing to divorce, settle all the issues that might be raised in a divorce proceeding and all other rights and duties that might be decided in divorce court.A marital settlement agreement can facilitate an uncontested decree of divorce issued by a court.