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What is an Marital Settlement Agreement in Sacramento County

by | Nov 20, 2013 | Firm News |

Completing a divorce in Sacramento County can be a long and tasking process.  Getting through all of the negative emotions and legal issues can be painful, costly, and time consuming.  However, once the Sacramento divorce case has reached the proper point and the parties have exchanged their preliminary declarations of disclosure and filed their proofs of service of the same with the Sacramento Family court, the case can proceed to settlement or trial.

 In most cases, the parties to the case should be able to reach a settlement of the case and draft their settlement known formally as a marital settlement agreement or MSA for short.  A marital settlement agreement in Sacramento divorce cases handles issues such as: divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, tax issues, insurance, property division, debt division and other issues.  This is a cost effective and less emotionally painful way to resolve Sacramento divorce cases and allow parties to move on with their lives.

If you are involved in a Sacramento County divorce case, and you are at the point where the case could/should be settled, please give our office a call.  We can assist you in negotiating and drafting a marital settlement agreement.  We offer free half-hour consultations with experienced Sacramento County divorce attorneys.