Marriage Settlement Agreements
Coeur d’Alene Lawyer Handling Marital Settlement Agreements
Serving Coeur d’Alene & Kootenai County areas, including Hayden ▪ Rathdrum ▪ Post Falls
Reasonable and rational people who have encountered marital strife often decide that they want to complete a divorce with as little acrimony and expense as they can. They are in agreement about asset division, spousal support and child custody. Neither spouse wants to “sue” the other for divorce. Rather, they wish to accomplish a divorce together. Contact a lawyer at the Advocacy Law Center, PLLC to schedule a free phone consultation on a marriage settlement agreement (MSA) that can accomplish these goals in Coeur d’Alene.
An Amicable Divorce
A marriage settlement agreement is a contract between married persons that stipulates how the divorce will be accomplished with regard to the following:
- Division of property and debts
- Spousal support
- Child custody and visitation
- Payment of attorneys’ fees
People who are planning to divorce often believe that they can create their own “marriage settlement agreements” through use of a “do-it-yourself-divorce” service or use of legal forms available on the Internet. There are risks involved in “doing it yourself” that representation by a well-qualified lawyer can prevent. For example, a judge may reject a marriage settlement agreement with demands that certain changes be made. An attorney can readily resolve such technicalities in a way that a layperson may be unable to accomplish without making costly errors.
Contact the Advocacy Law Center, PLLC in Coeur d’Alene to learn how an attorney at our law firm can cost effectively protect your interests in the community property state of Idaho through a properly prepared marriage settlement agreement. Ensure that important clauses and terms included in your marriage settlement agreement will make it valid and enforceable.
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