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Separation Agreements in Virginia
A separation agreement is one way in which a couple can divorce without needing a trial or experiencing the public nature of court. As one of our mediation services, separation agreements provide a chance for both parties to cordially and privately set out their intentions for the separation regarding issues like child custody, child support, alimony, and property division.
Our Graham Law Firm attorneys are here to represent you in the separation agreement process. To schedule a consultation, call us at 703-443-9360 or fill out our contact form.
Why Create a Separation Agreement for Your Virginia Divorce
Separation agreements outline the tenants of a divorce by which you and your spouse will be abiding. By privately setting out the divorce terms in our mediation services, you can ensure that everyone’s voice is heard. When the alternative is a very public display in a Virginia court, the benefits of choosing a separation agreement become apparent.
The benefits of a separation agreement include:
- Privacy – Only those who you want to know the terms of your divorce will know
- Openness – The mediation process allows for each party to be open with their best interests
- Speed – There is no need for an extended court battle with a separation agreement
- Less expense – Because the process is faster it is also less expensive
Instead of experiencing an expensive, protracted court battle during your divorce proceedings, a separation agreement offers you a congenial way to divorce without unnecessary publicity.
Drafting Your Separation Agreement with Graham Law Firm
Drafting, agreeing upon, and having a judge declare your separation agreement valid is one way to experience divorce. Your separation agreement can set out your intentions for the following issues surrounding your divorce:
- Child custody
- Child support
Following a separation agreement, Graham Law Firm can also help you and your spouse through child custody mediation and child support mediation. This mediation process keeps your child’s best interests in the forefront of everyone’s minds while creating an agreement that will focus on vital aspects of your child’s future.
Northern Virginia’s Choice for Separation Agreements
Graham Law Firm has received recognition for our acumen in mediation and arbitration, as respected lawyers in our area, and as one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms each year since 2011. When you are in search of a lawyer to aid in your separation agreement, seek out Graham Law Firm, Northern Virginia’s preferred mediation specialists.
Call Graham Law Firm at 703-443-9360 or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation to discuss your separation agreement.