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Marital and Property Settlement Agreements

Marital and property settlement agreements are documents that completely spell out the terms of a divorce. Both parties will be expected to review the documents with their respective San Francisco divorce lawyer and then sign the papers to prove that they have agreed to the terms set forth in the document.

A marital and property settlement agreement will not only deal with the division of marital assets and finances, but also with issues related to children, including custody and support. If you and your partner own any business, real estate, stocks or other investments together, these detailed issues will also be included. Essentially, this is the paperwork that explicitly details everything you and your San Francisco divorce attorney have worked out with your spouse and their legal representative.

The specific contents of each settlement agreement will vary based on each individual couple’s needs. If you and your partner were only married a short time and had limited shared assets with no children, the agreement may be rather short. On the other hand, if you have been going through a complex divorce that has involved weeks of discussions between your San Francisco divorce lawyer and your spouse’s representative, the document may be quite lengthy. Typically though, the agreement will contain:

While you can go through this paperwork and process alone, it is much faster and less emotional when you work through the process with the help of a top San Francisco divorce attorney. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Law Offices of Randall A. Richmond.






870 Market Street, Suite 1263
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-701-8300