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Rochester Divorce Lawyer Examines Separation Agreements

As an experienced Rochester Divorce Lawyer, I am often asked what things people should know about a separation agreement.
  • A separation agreement is a contract between a husband and wife which sets forth how they intend to deal with the important issues of their marriage.
  • The parties have created a signed agreement that specifies who will have custody, outlines the access schedule, lists how child support and other expenses will be handled, and describes what will happen with the house, any retirement accounts, and the vehicles.
  • They have a written contract, whether it’s 10 pages long – or 20, 30, 40 pages or more – signed by both of the parties.
  • The signed agreement, setting forth each party’s rights and responsibilities, is  filed in the county clerk’s office.
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