Separation agreements and prenuptial agreements serve different legal functions but have a common goal, which is to resolve marital problems in a calm and reasoned manner. Couples who are entering into marriage may wish to draft a prenuptial agreement in the unfortunate event of divorce later down the road.
Separation agreements are also available for married or unmarried couples who do not have hope of reconciliation. Contact my firm in Ellicott City for assistance with filing a claim from a skilled divorce lawyer in Howard County.
Couples who wish to make a separation agreement can privately enter into an oral or written agreement to live separately and divide their assets. Entering into a separation agreement does not terminate the marriage contract.
The separation agreement should include information regarding:
Prenuptial agreements are held to a very high standard in Maryland courts and should therefore be carefully drafted. The agreement must be fairly entered into by both parties. You will also want to ensure that your separation agreement is accurately completed.
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