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Separation Agreements

Even before you separate, it is important that you start protecting your wages, bank accounts, property, children and yourself. Dobson Law Firm can help you draft a separation agreement. A separation agreement is a written contract that outlines how a couple intends to divide assets, including but not limited to cars, realty property, debt, and even custody and child support.

A separation agreement does not have to be all-inclusive. If there are areas where the parties can agree, then the separation agreement may only cover those areas. This prevents the couple from having to pay attorneys, mediators and other experts to fight over topics they can already agree on. The areas that cannot be agreed on can be handle through mediation or litigation. Many amicable couples use separation agreements to resolve most, if not all, issues.

Having a notarized separation agreement can often speed the process up when it comes to the day that divorce can finalize. A separation agreement can be integrated into the divorce decree, preventing months of hearings, and attorney and court costs.

Contact A Compassionate Cary Attorney

If you are in need of a separation agreement, please reach out to Dobson Law Firm at 984-297-0075. We offer free consultations to all new clients.