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A settlement is not enforceable unless the parties have agreed on all essential terms

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August 12, 2014 at 8:24 am

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Settlement agreements

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August 8, 2014 at 7:07 am

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A settlement agreement becomes an enforceable contract when the parties agree upon and manifest their intent to be bound by all of the essential terms of the proposed contract

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August 4, 2014 at 8:44 am

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Motion to set aside a marital settlement agreement

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August 1, 2014 at 6:37 am

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As a general rule, absent unconscionability, fraud, or overreaching in negotiations of the settlement, a trial court has no legal or equitable basis to reform the parties’ property settlement agreement

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June 24, 2014 at 3:47 pm

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Where the parties agree upon the essential terms of a settlement, so that the mechanics can be `fleshed out’ in a writing to be thereafter executed, the settlement will be enforced notwithstanding the fact the writing does not materialize because a party later reneges

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May 29, 2014 at 7:27 am

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A court should ordinarily enforce a fair and equitable settlement, including a provision that terminates alimony because of cohabitation

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May 15, 2014 at 11:09 am

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The interpretation, application, and enforceability of divorce agreements are not governed solely by contract law

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October 3, 2013 at 4:23 pm

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Where a party makes a claim of fraud or misrepresentation, the party objecting to the judgment must establish the fact of misrepresentation or fraud and demonstrate a material misrepresentation made with intent that it be relied on, coupled with actual detrimental reliance.

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October 1, 2013 at 3:34 pm

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When parents have created an enforceable agreement as to child support, the parental obligation is not measured by legal duties otherwise imposed, but rather founded upon contractual and equitable principles

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October 1, 2013 at 9:21 am

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