What is a settlement agreement?
A global settlement in a divorce action details a plan to share time with the children, how much support is owed from one party to the other, and how to separate the assets and debts accumulated during the marriage.
Are They Common?
A very small percentage of cases go all the way to Trial. In other words, most cases are resolved via settlement at some point in the proceedings.
This settlement agreement will impact the entire family for years to come and must be well drafted. Do not sign any agreements without first consulting an attorney.
At Goldberg Jones, we recognize the importance and far-reaching effects that a settlement agreement can have when it comes to custody, child support and all other facets of a Divorce. Whether your case is relatively simple (uncontested) or difficult, the attorneys at Goldberg Jones have years of experience and all the necessary tools to make sure your Settlement Agreement is drafted in a way that is enforceable, easy to understand, and will facilitate and increase your ability to stay out of court in the future.