IAML Fellow, Lawrence Katz of Florida, USA speaks at the IAML Hague Symposium in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 2013 on the subject of International Relocations.
Property and marital settlement agreements in Florida
A marital settlement agreement encompasses all the terms and conditions the parties have agreed on to settle a divorce. Marital settlement agreements are often reached at mediation, where the parties and their attorneys work together to draft the agreement. A marital agreement is a contract. Once signed, it is binding on the parties and subject to enforcement by the court. Our marital settlement agreement attorney at The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. is skilled in negotiating and drafting settlement agreements. We listen to your needs and work to quickly achieve the best possible settlement for your situation.
What are the advantages of marital settlement agreements?
There are several advantages to resolving your divorce through a marital settlement agreement. If your case goes before a judge, the judge makes the decisions on the issues in controversy. On the other hand, parties who are both willing to negotiate in good faith are the masters of their own destinies. They can explore creative solutions to decide what is best for their children and in individual situations. Reaching an agreement also helps the parties resolve the case quickly and avoid the expense and emotional drain of protracted litigation.
Why do I need an attorney?
Marital settlement agreements are considered contracts, and absent a showing of fraud or other extenuating circumstances, a judge can enforce the terms of your agreement indefinitely. These agreements are usually lengthy and contain complicated legal language. A marital settlement agreement includes the final resolution of all material issues in a divorce, such as:
These issues can affect you, your children and your extended family for many years. Protect your rights by selecting an experienced divorce attorney in Miami to assist you in drafting or reviewing your agreement. We can also assist you in enforcing the agreement if your spouse fails to abide by its terms, including the enforcement of child support and spousal support awards.
Mr. Katz is a certified family mediator by the Florida Supreme Court with extensive experience negotiating settlements. He has drafted hundreds of marital settlement agreements addressing spousal support, child support and time-sharing issues. He has the experience you can rely on to secure the best agreement possible for your situation.
Florida property division attorney negotiating marital settlement agreements
The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. provides aggressive representation and effective negotiation services for clients in South Florida, throughout the United States and abroad. Martial settlement agreements provide a way for parties to quickly and efficiently get divorced and move on with their lives. We are committed to working with you to achieve an equitable settlement for you and your family. Contact us at 305-670-8656 or online and put our dedicated firm to work for you today. Our office is conveniently located near the Dadeland South Metrorail. Se habla español.