Marital Settlements in Aurora
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A marital settlement agreement is one of the primary alternatives to a trial, in which a judge issues an order regarding the dissolution of the marriage. The settlement is a contract that determines how a variety of marital matters will be handled following the divorce. Our Aurora divorce attorney can help you and your partner come to civil, amicable conclusions that work for both parties.
What Does a Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?
A marital settlement agreement can have provisions for any of the following:
- Division of marital property
- Division of marital debt
- Child custody
- Child support
- Child visitation rights
- Maintenance and spousal support
After both parties have agreed on all terms laid out in the settlement, the courts will utilize it as its dissolution order. The court may, however, modify any provisions that relate to the welfare of the child or children involved in the divorce, such as child custody, child support, or parenting time and visitation schedules if they feel it is in the child’s best interests. Additionally, the court may deem the agreement to be “unconscionable,” defined here as being unreasonably unfair or having been made under imbalanced conditions.
Call The Law Offices of David Lee Today
It is important to note that a marital settlement as outlined by two parties and their legal counsel is every bit as enforceable as a dissolution order handed down by the court. Because it is a complex matter with implications that will impact both parties for years to come, bringing on a highly skilled Aurora marital settlement attorney is a critically important step. Our attorney has over 20 years of legal experience and is prepared to help you handle the preparation, drafting, and negotiation involved in this process.
Call (630) 901-8700 today to schedule a consultation. Our firm knows exactly what is at stake and we are prepared to help you create the solution that works for everyone involved.