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Benefits of Separation Agreements

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When a couple gets divorced in Virginia, there are a few options available to them. One of those options is to negotiate and sign a separation agreement. This document can provide many benefits for the parties involved and can help to make the divorce process less contentious. Bush & Taylor, P.C. can explain the benefits of separation agreements in Virginia divorces.

Keeping The Peace

One of the benefits of a separation agreement is that it can help to keep the peace between the parties. The document can detail the terms of the divorce, including how property will be divided, who will pay what debts, and what will happen with custody and visitation. Having these things in writing can help prevent arguments and disagreements down the road.

Clear Answers

Another benefit of a separation agreement is that it can provide some certainty during an uncertain time. When a couple decides to divorce, there are many unknowns. A separation agreement can help answer some of those questions and provide clarity for both parties.

Less Time & Saving Money

Finally, a separation agreement can help make the divorce process less expensive and time-consuming. If the parties can agree on the terms of their divorce, they can avoid going to court and leaving the final say in the hands of the judge.

Separation Agreements in Virginia

If you think a separation agreement would benefit your Virginia divorce, we encourage you to reach out to us at Bush & Taylor, P.C.. While separation agreements are not required, we can help you understand the benefits of this document and how it can help you during your divorce. We can also assist you in drafting an agreement that is tailored to your unique situation.

Reach our office today at (757) 926-0078 to schedule a consultation.