Voluntary agreement between spouses, made during divorce proceedings or formal separation, that may govern issues such as property division, alimony, maintenance, child support, and child custody.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An agreement between two married people to live apart indefinitely. Similar to a marital settlement agreement, a separation agreement may define the spouses' rights with regard to property, custody, and support.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:24 pm