Marital Settlement Agreements in New York
How Our New York City Divorce Lawyers Can Help You
When considering divorce, there are many terms that must be hammered out
before coming to a resolution. The actual resolution is called a marital
settlement agreement. These agreements include everything from asset division
to child custody and everything in between. While some agreements are
decided upon in court, many can be settled outside of court by way of
uncontested divorce. Every single factor that needs to have a resolution will go into writing.
When these terms are listed in the marital agreement, they become the
stipulations that both spouses now have to live by.
Our attorneys at Eiges & Orgel, PLLC have handled thousands of divorces
throughout New York. Let us help you through this difficult time by requesting a
free, no-obligation consultation with our firm today.
What Goes Into a Divorce Agreement?
The marital settlement agreement can cover a lot of bases, but in some
cases they may not. Some possible issues that may arise during this process
are parenting agreements, child support, spousal support (otherwise known
as alimony), asset division, status of the home, debt division and resolutions
about how future disputes will be handled. While this may seem like a
crowded list, it is only for the purpose of avoiding future conflict and
confusion among the spouses.
The purpose of a marital settlement agreement is to formulate a comprehensive
document that will be legally binding for both spouses. This is why so
many different factors must be decided upon. In some cases, spouses will
have a prenuptial agreement which may make this agreement easier to form,
but even without a
prenuptial agreement a marital settlement agreement can be reached without going to court.
An experienced divorce attorney can help explain this process.
Can My Marital Settlement Agreement Ever Be Changed?
A marital settlement agreement is the legally binding document that is
a result of divorce proceedings. All the conditions of the divorce are
included in this document. Although the document is legally binding, and
in the case of uncontested divorce you likely agreed to all these terms,
you may want these terms changed in the future. In the event that you
or your spouse want the terms of this agreement changed, you can file for a
modification which may or may not be granted.
Contact Eiges & Orgel, PLLC to Take the First Step
With the help of a New York divorce attorney from Eiges & Orgel, PLLC,
you can be confident that the terms of your marital settlement agreement
will be favorable to you. Our firm is trusted by many, which is why we
are AV ® rated with an excellent Avvo rating. We can evaluate your
case in order to determine the best course of action to take regarding
your unique situation. You won't encounter any hidden fees at our
firm because we pride ourselves on being open and honest. If you are interested
in a marital settlement agreement that you can be happy about, then call us today.
Contact an NYC divorce lawyer from Eiges & Orgel, PLLC today. Your initial evaluation is cost-free.