Property Settlement Agreement

Property Settlement Agreement Information for your divorce. Why this document is so important and what you can do to ensure it's worded the way YOU want. Save yourself a lot of time, money, and energy by educating yourself now.

What is a property settlement agreement, and why do I need one? First, it is the document that tells the court what assets and liabilities you own, and how you will split them upon the divorce. This document also indicates your child custody times and visitations if you have children.

You should read the article on Property Division so that you understand more about how assets are divided, and the article on Custody so that you can understand more about custody times and visitation issues.

You must get your agreement in writing. WHY? Because no one will honor your verbal agreement during a divorce. If you and your soon-to-be-ex have agreed on how to split your property and child custody arrangements, it must be spelled out in writing for the courts to understand what you desire. Otherwise, if you do not do this for yourselves, the courts will decide how you will split the property and time with children.

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