Divorce Settlement Agreement

What does Divorce Settlement Agreement mean?

A divorce settlement agreement is the contractual agreement which outlines the rights of each divorcing spouse with regards to property distribution, spousal support payments, child custody, child visitation, and child support. The divorce settlement agreement may be incorporated by court order as a part of the divorce decree. It is enforceable through legal remedies such as contempt charges.

A divorce settlement agreement may be called other names in certain states: Divorce Settlement, Separation Agreement or Separation and Property Settlement Agreement, Custody, Support ,and Property Agreement, Mediated Separation Agreement, Collaborative Settlement Agreement, Property Settlement Agreement (PSA), and Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA).

Prior to signing a divorce settlement agreement it is recommended that spouses seek legal counsel. If your spouse has created a divorce settlement agreement talk to a lawyer who can review it and make sure important legal provisions are included to protect your rights. Do not sign any agreement if you are not happy with its provisions.

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Divorce Law Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Livesay & Myers, P.C.

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4250 Fairfax Drive #600
Arlington, VA 22203

Andrews Law Firm

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122 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Dannenbaum Law Firm

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2300 Clarendon Blvd
Suite 607 Arlington, VA 22201

R and B Law Group, PLLC

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7700 Leesburg Pike, Suite 312
Falls Church, VA 22043

Duff & Kronfeld, P.C.

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11320 Random Hills Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

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