Divorce Settlement Agreement
Are you wondering if filling out a divorce settlement agreement is the right choice for your divorce?
There are some scenarios where you can fill out your own divorce settlement, such as:
- You and your spouse have both agreed to divorce.
- You both agree on how to divide your property and assets.
- Your divorce is uncontested.
Who are these divorce settlement papers NOT good for?
- One spouse does not want to divorce.
- You anticipate child custody battles.
- You cannot agree on who gets what in the settlement.
- Disagreements on alimony.
These divorce papers and the worksheets will allow you to determine who gets child custody, visitation rights, and child support.
They allow you to work out how much alimony is paid out.
They allow you easily divide your assets between you, such as real estate, businesses, and investment accounts.
This divorce settlement agreement is called different things in every state, such as a marital settlement agreement, marital separation agreement, or divorce settlement agreement form.
Divorce is never easy, but you and your spouse have both agreed to this divorce and you’ve reached an agreement on how to divide your property, accounts, debts, and/or child custody.
You can create a Divorce Settlement Agreement to clearly define the terms of the settlement with your spouse.
This alone can save you EACH tens of thousands in attorney fees.
When You Should Use the Divorce Settlement Agreement Document
- You know where your spouse is and you are in contact with him/her
- You and your spouse have decided to divorce
- You agree on how to divide your property and assets
- You and your spouse are currently negotiating the terms of your divorce and would like to create a plan for the division
- You and your spouse plan to meet with a divorce attorney together and would like to be prepared with an outline for the division of property and assets
If you and your spouse have both agreed to divorce, and you agree on how to divide your property and assets, you can use this document to file for divorce.