Columbia, Maryland Separation Agreement Attorneys
Assistance for Separating Couples in Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Surrounding Counties
Separation Agreements are used to memorialize the parties’ intent in severing their relationship and to resolve issues arising out of their marriage privately instead of through a contested divorce case.
In Maryland there is no requirement for a legal separation agreement to obtain a divorce, unless the parties are seeking to obtain a mutual consent divorce.
The date one spouse leaves the marital home is the couple’s separation date.
In most cases, Maryland law requires that a married couple live in separate residences and refrain from sexual relations during the separation period.
Separation agreements can address:
- child support
- property division
- other issues related to the parties’ separation
· It is a cost-effective way to have input into the end of your marriage; however, it must be remembered that a separation agreement is a contract and you will be bound by the terms of the contract.
· For a relatively low cost when you and your spouse have already reached an agreement on the terms, a FLAG attorney can provide you with feedback and assistance in memorializing your agreement that will have an impact on your life for years into the future.
Separation Agreements are a cost-effective way to have input into the end of your marriage. For a relatively low cost when you and your spouse have already reached an agreement on the terms,
These agreements are enforceable as contracts in a court of law and are incorporated into divorce decrees which are enforceable as court orders.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY FLAG
Separation agreements are binding contracts; you should never sign any agreement without having an experienced attorney prepare or review the agreement to ensure your needs are addressed and your rights are protected.
Our attorneys take the time necessary to consult with our clients to fully understand what is most important and, in most cases, negotiate the terms of the agreement on our client’s behalf.
By taking the time to communicate and listen to our clients, our experienced attorneys clearly understand the terms and conditions that are crucial for our clients’ future well-being.
Call our office (410) 884-0400 to schedule an Initial Consultation to discuss your legal rights.
Click to read our Blog articles on Separation Agreements.
Our TestimonialsRead What Our Clients Have to Say
"Ms. Thomas was a pleasure to work with during my case. She was an excellent advocate for my son and won my case for him. He now has all the help he needs in school because of her determination."Toula
"Emily was fantastic to work with! She walked me through every step along the way and made sure I was comfortable with what was happening. She is patient, kind, and understanding but also fights for what her client deserves."Becky
"Sarah has the unique ability to get right to the point and tell it ” like it is” while also being sensitive and considerate, which means that she isn’t wasting time and racking up needless billable hours."Janine
"Anne Kelly Laynor was extremely prepared and always in control of the situation. Most importantly for me though, she was a calming force during an extremely emotional time. I feel extremely lucky and even grateful to have had her by my side."Former Client
"Anna Lindner was very helpful through the entire process, professional and very responsive."Amanda
"Ms. Laynor was extremely knowledgeable, personable, and thorough throughout the time we worked together."Kimberly
"Anna Lindner walked me through the roughest time in my life. She was patient, understanding, resourceful, responsive, and comforting while also being my strength and confidence. She was aggressive when she needed to be and fought for what I deserved."David