If you or your spouse wishes to amend this informal agreement, the other person must give their consent. If you can`t reach an agreement, consider trying to mediate to help you reach an agreement. If nothing else works, you can apply for a court order. This separation agreement is for spouses who can agree on a separation agreement and who are willing to accept such a transaction. However, if your circumstances involve complex real estate distribution systems, important assets or complex issues involving children, it may be best to seek informed legal advice. Mediation is confidential and any communication with a mediator is not allowed in the absence of an agreement and in the event of further legal proceedings. Our experienced family lawyers have a long history of drafting separation contracts and can work out an agreement based on your individual requirements. Contact us immediately to make an appointment where we can discuss your matter in a confidential and sensitive manner. If you have planned to use the separation agreement as a temporary measure, you can either renegotiate a permanent agreement between you and then submit it to the court, or, if you do not reach an agreement on a permanent solution, you can ask the court to rule. North Carolina law requires separation agreements and real estate agreements to distribute property in a manner that the parties consider to be fair. Real estate comparison agreements require a language that states that the parties agree that the distribution of ownership is fair and equitable. Problems arise occasionally when a person is unfairly excluded from the marital patrimony. You need at least two copies: one for you and one for your spouse.
Be sure to print copies of the agreement before signing the agreement so that each copy receives an original signature. After you and your ex are satisfied that you were satisfied with the agreement, you should strive for independent legal advice in order to obtain a fully cumbersome document that would withstand judicial review.