FAQs Separation Agreements

Should I sign a separation agreement?

In order to avoid going to court, a separation agreement may be the most effective way of negotiating the matters resulting from your marriage breakdown. Separation agreements can save money and time spent in court.

Separation agreements help ease the transition of family life during this difficult time, which can be especially important if you and your spouse have children. Time in court often has damaging effects on both spouses and children, and is usually worth avoiding.

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About the author

Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

For more information, visit our website, or you can call us at: 905-655-6335.