Learn about what a DC Separation Agreement entails and why you and your spouse might need one in a DC divorce.
A Marital Separation Agreement or a Property Settlement Agreement is a written contract between you and your spouse.
A DC Separation Agreement settles all of the issues that have arisen during your marriage.
The Separation Agreement spells out your rights and settles issues such as what will happen to your property, your bank accounts, your debts, child support, custody, health insurance, alimony, how retirement accounts will be divided, etc.
It specifically lays out the terms of your separation and divorce, if you decide to proceed with a divorce.