Every lawyer suffers the occasional fear that a case will come back to haunt them in later years. For the family lawyer, never is this fear more well-founded than when drafting a marital settlement agreement. This book was developed to help Pennsylvania family lawyers in that crucial and challenging task. In a unique Student/Teacher format, the book includes sample clauses and practical tips from the authors to guide the user in thinking through the advantages and pitfalls of the various clauses.
Summary of Contents
- Introductory and General Clauses Problems
- Child Support
- Property Distribution
- Complex Asset Distributions
- Retirement and Other Employment Benefits
- Tax Issues
- Security and Enforcement
- Counsel Fees
A Sample Agreement Regarding Equitable Distribution and Pending Matters
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