Before you make decisions in your case, it's good to understand some basic laws and rules This will:
Help you to make more informed decisions
Set realistic expectations
Give you a sense of how a judge might decide if you don’t agree
These are general rules and guidelines. Talk to a lawyer to get more information or for legal advice.
Now that you've reviewed some basic rules, you can continue the process for making decisions and writing up an agreement.
Next, you may want to determine if you have the information you need about finances and property. You can also propose an agreement to your spouse and begin to negotiate.
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Return to an overview of the steps in the decision-making process
Decide if you have enough information
Learn how to check if you have the information you need and how to get more information if necessary
Propose an agreement
Learn how to begin to negotiate an agreement with your spouse
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