In this video, attorney Robert Todd discusses that filing a legal separation differs from state to state, but regardless, some sort of agreement on distribution of assets and liabilities should be reached. Robert Todd is the managing partner and president of Robert M. Todd, P.A. and Family Law Solutions. www.robertmtoddpa.com
A Separation Agreement is used to divide any property and debts that you and your spouse have incurred, as well as provide for custody, visitation and support of any minor children of the relationship. A Separation Agreement may be used by separated couples looking to settle property and custody issues prior to a divorce judgment.
If you do not understand the terminology or the procedure, it is highly recommended that you hire a family law lawyer.
The area of Family Law deals with many issues including: divorce, separation, custody,
access, support, prenuptial agreements. The law can be complex and it is recommended that you learn
as much as you can about the subject and also seek legal advice from a lawyer who has experience in
the area of Family Law.
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