A separation agreement is a written agreement contract that is used to set out the crucial living and financial arrangements when a couple need to separate but is not yet ready to apply for a divorce or the dissolution of their civil partnership.

Importance of Seeking Legal Advice for a Separation Agreement

Obtaining legal advice is crucial if you are considering a separation agreement. Its terms often influence court orders in the event of future dissolution or divorce. If your current relationship is struggling, a trial separation can help you determine if reconciliation is possible.

  1. If you have decided to divorce or dissolve your civil partnership, you need a temporary agreement in place so that matters are taken care of during this period..
  2. If it has been less than one year since you got married or entered into a civil partnership, you will need to wait before you can apply for divorce or dissolution. If this is the case, a separation agreement can be used to manage all of your joint affairs in the meantime.

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Our specialist team of family solicitors have over 300 years of combined experience in this area and will be able to advise you on your individual situation and provide clear advice regarding the drawing up of your separation agreement.

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