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Separation Agreements in Maryland

Efficient Solutions for Maryland Couples Seeking a Separation

Accomplished family law attorneys helping clients separate

There are many reasons why a couple may choose to separate rather than divorce. A separation agreement is a legal document which protects the rights of individuals who choose to live apart from their spouses, which may help ensure a smooth transition into a new life. The family law attorneys of Peters & Clark, P.A. assist individuals who wish to separate from their spouses, either for their own reasons or as a pre-cursor to an impending divorce. The firm puts its collective 75 years of experience to work for every client by taking a team approach to the law, and by creating pro-active strategies designed with its clients’ best interests in mind.

What do separation agreements do?

A separation agreement allows a couple to resolve certain family law issues while living apart in a legally sanctioned way. The agreement may include:

  • Child support and child care, including custody and visitation schedules
  • Asset division, including who will remain in the family home
  • Alimony
  • Health insurance benefits for spouses or for children

A separation agreement is not a divorce, however, and therefore separated couples may not marry another individual until a divorce is finalized.

At Peters & Clark, P.A., attorneys assist clients through the negotiation of terms for their separation agreements. The attorneys also help clients assess the true value of their assets, including businesses and real property. The firm’s substantial experience working with a high-asset clientele makes them uniquely qualified to assist individuals whose considerable assets may prove problematic to divide later.

The firm also represents clients who serve in the military or who are married to service members. Clients in the armed forces face a unique set a challenges, especially when it comes to custody and visitation, given that their service may require them to relocate often. The firm provides comprehensive and dedicated counsel and support to military individuals wishing to separate from their spouses.

Learn more about separation agreements

Peters & Clark, P.A. is an elite Annapolis-based law firm serving clients throughout Maryland. The firm prides itself on providing customized strategies for every individual client. Please contact the firm online or call 410-921-2422 to reserve a consultation regarding separation agreements.

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