Separation Agreement

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Working Out the Separation Agreement

If you and your spouse have decided to separate, but are not yet sure about whether you will be filing for divorce, filing a separation agreement is a wise move to make. A Long Island divorce attorney from the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg can assist you in deciding whether this is the right move for you. When a couple separates and lives apart, they have no legal agreements regarding such things as child support, custody,visitation, or property division. If no legal paperwork is filed, it can become difficult to sort out these serious issues, especially if the relationship is emotionally volatile. Retaining a knowledgeable divorce lawyer to file the appropriate paperwork for you can make a big difference in the outcome of an eventual divorce, or just in the day to day living expenses and peace of mind from having important family law matters worked out.

Their firm can sit down with you to discuss what points are important to you and how to address them in the separation agreement. This is a legal document that becomes a contract that must be fulfilled, and can assist greatly in ensuring that support or other issues are addressed appropriately.

Talk to a Long Island separation agreement lawyer!

Just because two people have separated and live apart does not dissolve a marriage. Filing a separation agreement can ensure that legal remedies are available to either spouse should there be disagreement regarding certain important family matters.

Contact a Long Island divorce lawyer to discuss filing a separation agreement to protect your interests when you and your spouse have separated.

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