That is why I stress the importance of entering the divorce process with as little marital debt as possible. Your best bet is to protect yourself before someone gets the opportunity to ruin your creditworthiness, or before you are forced to take steps to get a divorce contract. It is therefore important that real estate agreements are developed in the clearest and most concise way possible in order to avoid any misunderstandings. This is another reason why hiring a lawyer to prepare and review the real estate transaction contract is often a good idea. Aeschleman Law`s lawyers ensure that the provisions of your agreement meet your wishes while ensuring that the provisions are in accordance with the law and public order. If you have difficulty enforcing the terms of your marital transaction agreement or if you believe that your rights have been violated by your spouse or domestic partner, we will zealously engage to protect your interests. If you and your spouse decide to divorce and are able to agree on issues such as property rights, marital and child custody obligations, as well as custody and visitation rules, you can enter into a marital settlement agreement. Sometimes this agreement is called a condition of colonization. The divorce contract will later be filed in court and will form part of your divorce judgment, also known as the divorce judgment. First, think about it. You and your former spouse actually executed a contract when you signed the MSA. In addition, the court included your settlement agreement in the final divorce decision.
In many cases, negotiations on child custody, support and equitable distribution are costly. Of course, it is more than a dollar and a penny. Please contact me for any questions related to marital transaction contracts or other family law matters. Finally, I would like to say that this is an important case. It authorizes the courts to properly sanction those who deliberately and illegitimately violate negotiated agreements. In addition to the fact that you can adapt an agreement that you and your spouse/national partner consider mutually beneficial and enjoyable, resolving a dispute through a marital settlement contract can significantly reduce the cost of litigation. If a party is to hire a lawyer to go to hearings on intermediate issues and ultimately to a trial, the cost for each party can range from thousands of dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the number of issues of disagreement, the complexity of those issues and the number of times the parties are to appear before the courts. I discovered how hard divorce agreements are to get to be broken, my ex-husband thought.
I also learned what to do to enforce the agreement and make sure there is some long-term meaning. In the event of a dispute over the terms of the agreement, the court will attempt to determine the original intention of the parties on the basis of the specific language used in the written agreement. A bit like a contract is because the writing is the clearest proof of the couple`s intent when they entered into the contract. At Aeschleman Law, we will discuss with you in detail your proposed settlement and how your objectives are in accordance with California law and what the court can order if your case is brought to court. We will also work with your spouse, partner or other parent in this case to propose and try to find a solution without the need for a dispute. In other words, if someone decides to oppose the court-ordered agreement, the agreement means little or nothing. That`s why it`s important to understand the right steps to impose a divorce contract. Violation of a marital transaction contract is likely to have consequences. Do you have any questions about negotiating your MSA or its application? Sam Stoia`s law firms provide experienced legal advice.