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Marital Separation & Settlement Agreements

A Marital Separation Agreement (or Settlement Agreement) is a legal binding agreement between you and your spouse, which resolves many issues like, property and debt division, spousal support, child custody, visitation, child support, insurance coverage, just to name a few (a separation agreement typically addresses over 30 essential issues).

The separation agreement has two primary purposes:

1. A separation agreement can settle all of your issues for the period you and your spouse separate until the time of divorce. Some separations can last several months or even years, so it is very important to protect yourself and have all the necessary issues settled between you and your spouse agreed to in writing.

2. A separation agreement is the final legal document you and your spouse will use to settle all your marital issues in order to get a final judgment or decree for divorce granted by the judge.

It is very difficult to move on with your life without getting the facts in writing, like, who gets what property and who is responsible for what debt, so a marital separation agreement outlines the rules in a legally binding format.

Some people choose to have a Lawyer draft an agreement for them, but the below options 2,3,4 & 5 will provide you with the instructions and tools to easily draft, execute and file your own agreement.

Please keep in mind that drafting a Marital Separation Agreement does not mean you must get a divorce. Most separating spouses initiate the idea of putting things in writing even if the separation is on a trial basis. It is very important to have everything documented, especially an official separation date for financial purposes.

5 Great Options!
(Options 2,3,4 & 5 are state specific and include extensive instructions)

Option #1:

Hire A Divorce Professional From the Divorce Source Professional Directory: We recommend that you consider hiring a Divorce Lawyer if you can afford one and/or if you have a complicated/contested separation or divorce situation. If you are not sure, you can always contact a professional for an initial consultation of your divorce case. Please keep in mind, not all initial consultations are free of charge.

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Option #2:

Online Separation Agreement Service PREMIUM ON-LINE SEPARATION AGREEMENT SERVICE - This is the most convenient, private and user friendly way to complete your marital separation agreement without hiring a divorce lawyer. If you can afford it, this is the way to go! You will save hundreds of dollars on legal fees by using this premium on-line agreement service. With this service you will have 24 hour internet access to your very own case account in which you will generate (by answering simple non-legal questions) and receive your personalized separation agreement.

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Price: $159.00

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Option #3:

DOWNLOADABLE Marital Separation Agreement Software: Some people choose to have a Divorce Lawyer draft a separation agreement for them, but this software will provide you with the instructions and tools to easily draft, execute and file your own agreement.

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Price $69.95

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Option #4:

No Hassles!
COMPLETED Marital Separation Agreement Package: You answer the questions on-line and submit your order - We use the information to create a Marital Separation Agreement Package (view package contents after choosing your state) - You receive your "Agreement Package" priority mail in a confidential envelope within four (4) business days.

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Price $79.95

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Option #5: State Guidebooks with Marital Separation Agreements: These are state specific "How to File for Divorce" Guides that contain all the necessary instructions, forms and separation agreements for filing with the court.

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Prices Vary

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