Division of marital property
One of the most complex issues of any divorce is the division of marital property, which can become a cause of tension in even the most amicable of separations. Marital property does not generally refer to everyday items such as kitchen appliances or minor decor. Rather, the term marital property denotes major assets, meaning the division of marital property may decide which party takes the family home. It is of the utmost importance that you seek advice from a team of legal experts before agreeing to any terms regarding the division of marital property. Your attorney may find no problems with the proposed terms, although in other circumstances they may suggest a number of changes to the plan or re-write the document altogether.
Division of debts
Debts may sometimes be included in the portion of the settlement agreement which pertains to marital property, but if the debts are many, or one party is particularly concerned with how they will be handled, they may warrant their own entry. While the division of debts seems like it should simply be a matter of each party agreeing to pay half, it is rarely that simple and the intervention and guidance of an attorney is often necessary.
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Do you need spousal support to return to normal life after a divorce? Have you received an alimony request from your ex-spouse that’s not justified. Consulting an experienced legal professional under such circumstances will be of paramount importance.
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Custody and visitation
If a marriage produced a child, the issues of custody and visitation are likely to be at the heart of the settlement plan. The terms reached regarding custody and visitation will determine how often you are permitted to see your children and may recognize either you or your former partner as the primary physical custodian. We believe the welfare of the children involved should take precedence in all divorce proceedings and will do everything in our power to facilitate a swift resolution to custody and visitation issues, one which will grant your children a stable home life and plenty of time with both parents.
A final word
A settlement agreement should always be pursued before a separating couple takes their case to a judge. Tackling issues pertaining to the divorce outside of a courtroom will shorten the divorce process while simultaneously saving both parties a great deal of financial and emotional strain. Fennell, Briasco, & Associates has observed that couples who complete their divorce through a settlement agreement generally find themselves on pleasant terms post-separation sooner than those who pursue a resolution through the Court. Call our law firm today at (770) 956-4030 for a free consultation.
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