A marital settlement agreement (“MSA”) is written agreement or contract between the parties that conclusively resolves all the issues in their divorce or legal separation case. A MSA has two main advantages: it provides parties with the freedom to customize the terms of their divorce and it helps parties to avoid the costs of litigation.
The MSA can be very effective in bringing the case to an amicable and economical resolution, sometimes helping parties avoid appearing in court altogether. However, the Court will reject a proposed MSA if it does not conform with public policy or certain other legal requirements. Therefore, it is having assistance of a knowledgeable family law attorney is instrumental to ensuring that your MSA is prepared correctly and that your final judgment is completed successfully.
The Kurta Law Firm has more than a decade of experience handling marital settlement agreements and will ensure the provisions of the agreement are fair and equitable for you. If you are interested in finalizing an amicable divorce or have questions or concerns about your marital settlement agreement, call The Kurta Law Firm at (925)-385-8586 to speak with an experienced attorney.