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Separation Agreements/Minute of Agreement

Separations can get complicated, confusing and messy. The best way to know where you stand and what has been agreed is to write it down.

What is a Separation Agreement/Minute of Agreement?

A Separation/Minute of Agreement is a formal written legal contract between a couple who have already, or plan to, stop living with one another and is ideal for couples who are keen to separate and make the necessary arrangements amicably. The document helps layout agreements made around finances (pension share, savings, investments), assets, property (for example the family home) and of course, arrangements for any children involved.


Some examples of what might be included in a Separation/Minute of Agreement are:

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Our highly trained and experienced Family Law specialists will take the time to understand your particular situation and advise you of your legal entitlement to assets on separation, talk you through the options and choices available, negotiate a settlement and draft the agreement on your behalf.


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