Question #23: What actions must be taken in New York State regarding the filing for Legal Separation and what are the fees?

The Separation Agreement is the first step in the process of divorce in which you spell out in detail how you are going to divide your property and, if you have children, who is going to have custody of the children, what the visitation rights will the exception. It also will describe any spousal support requirements and how you are going to pay off any outstanding marital debts which you may have together. Is a very important document which should be entered into only after having experienced legal counsel assist you in this matter.

If you’re located in the New York City metropolitan area are strongly suggest that you give me a call at 212-370-1660 to arrange for a meeting with both of you to discuss mediating the separation and drafting a separation agreement.

Leonard M. Weiner, Esq./Divorce Solutions