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Q. Your spouse keeps changing their mind. What can you do?

A. The biggest frustration expressed

Q. We signed an agreement I copied from the internet but the court says it is not valid.

​A. Common mistake.  Separation agreements are legally-binding contracts. More divorces have been messed up by

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A Legally-binding separation agreement is an insurance policy.  Here is why.

A Virginia Separation agreement:

  • Clarifies The terms of the separation & divorce,

  • .binds both parties & becomes the terms of the divorce,

  • Protects against a claim of "abandonment",

  • Insures your spouse cannot later change their mind,

  • Controls against astronomical attorney costs.


Q. I want to separate but I am afraid my spouse will claim I abandoned them in the divorce.

​A. Yes, separating before an agreement