Marital Settlement Agreements
Guidance for Marital Settlement Agreements
The resolution of a divorce is either negotiated between the parties or resolved by the court. If both parties can reach an agreement on all issues, the attorneys at Ulrichsen Rosen & Freed LLC can draft a marital settlement agreement, which eliminates the need for extended litigation.
At Ulrichsen Rosen & Freed LLC, attorneys will help clients negotiate a divorce agreement that covers all issues and draft a marital settlement agreement that accurately reflects the terms of the agreement. Our lawyers provide clients with representation that aims to reach a complete agreement, which current needs and, to the extent possible, anticipates future needs.
Fully Resolving All Divorce Issues
A marital settlement agreement is a written document, which both parties sign, that fully resolves all issues in a divorce. To draft a marital settlement agreement, parties need to determine:
- How to divide your assets and debts
- Whether alimony is appropriate and, if so, the amount and length of time alimony will paid or received
- Who will have custody of the children, as well as develop a parenting time schedule
- The amount of child support that will be paid or received
- Any other issues involved with your divorce
To create a valid marital settlement agreement, both parties must fully disclose all relevant information so that each party to the agreement is able to make an informed decision.
Uncontested Divorce Attorneys
Clients can reach a marital settlement agreement in several ways. If both parties have agreed to all aspects of a divorce, the attorneys at Ulrichsen Rosen & Freed LLC can review the agreement and draft the terms. The attorneys at Ulrichsen Rosen & Freed LLC can also review agreements to ensure that no issues have been overlooked or have been left out of an agreement.
If both parties have not agreed on all the terms of a divorce, the attorneys at Ulrichsen Rosen & Freed LLC can represent clients in negotiations, mediation or other approaches to achieve a resolution.. Our lawyers can then draft a marital settlement agreement that accurately and clearly reflects the terms of any agreement that is reached between the parties.
Once a marital settlement agreement is in place, your divorce can be handled as an uncontested divorce, which avoids a lengthy and expensive court process.
We provide representation for all marital settlement related issues to clients living throughout New Jersey including Mercer County, Somerset County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County and Burlington County.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment about your marital settlement agreement. Reach us at 609-730-3850 or send us a secure message online.