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Divorce Law – What Are The Benefits Of A Separation Agreement In New York?

  • A separation agreement acts as the document that controls your relationship after it has broken down but before you actually get a divorce.
  • A separation agreement allows one party to stay under the other parties medical benefits.
  • If you intend to convert it to a divorce, you must continue to live apart during the separation period.
  • A negative of a separation agreement is that it is not immediately enforceable in court.

This short informational legal video was provided by Nicholas Mattia, an experienced Jackson Heights, Queens County divorce and family law attorney.