Separation agreements are domestic contracts which deal with all rights and obligations arising from a relationship and its breakdown, most commonly on a permanent basis. The Family Law Act indicates that domestic contracts must be in writing, signed and witnessed. Such agreements are usually the most affordable and amicable way of moving forward after a separation.
An exchange of financial disclosure by both parties is the first step. It will allow us to determine the financial matters, including whether an equalization payment is owed by either party and the income available for your support and that of the children. We will ensure you understand the nature and consequences of the agreement each step of the way.
A separation agreement gives you control over your separation by allowing you to determine the most important decisions affecting your life. It allows you to decide the terms governing your separation in a way that fits your needs and the unique circumstances of your family.