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The parties are bound by the contracts they make for themselves, with the understanding that a meeting of the minds is an essential element to the valid consummation of any agreement

Posted in *All Posts, Agreements, Divorce, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

Parties to a divorce action may enter into voluntary agreements governing the amount, terms, and duration of alimony, and such agreements are subject to judicial supervision and enforcement

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An agreement that resolves a matrimonial dispute is no less a contract than an agreement to resolve a business dispute

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Settlement agreements in family matters are contracts, and should be enforced according to the original intent of the parties, to the extent that they are just and equitable

Posted in *All Posts, Child Relocation, Child-custody, Child-support, Divorce, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

Terms of a stipulation of settlement stated on the record

Posted in *All Posts, Litigation, Motions, Property-settlement-agreement, Relief from judgment, Settlement, Settlement agreement, Stipulations

A disputed motion to enforce a settlement agreement is governed by the same standard as a motion for summary judgment

Posted in *All Posts, Agreements, Contracts, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

A custodial parent’s request for relocation

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Agreements made by attorneys when acting within the scope of their authority are enforceable against their clients

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The new alimony act shall not be construed either to modify the duration of alimony ordered or agreed upon that has been incorporated into any enforceable agreement between the parties

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Unless there is an agreement to the essential terms by the parties, there is no settlement

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