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Separation Agreements & Dissolution of Marriage in Ohio

Bailey Legal Group in Sandusky Serves Erie, Huron & Ottawa Counties

In many cases, a separation agreement or dissolution of marriage will best fit the needs of a couple looking to end their marriage, but it can be difficult to determine what is right for you. With Bailey Legal Group, you can trust that we will put decades of experience to work for you and find the right solution. We are trusted by the community and known for our commitment to excellence. Over the years, we have helped hundreds of clients and are equipped to take on even the most complicated family law cases.

Call (419) 462-9986 today to speak with one of our top Sandusky family law attorneys. We can walk you through your options and help you get started on the right foot.

What Is a Dissolution of Marriage?

A dissolution of marriage takes place when both parties agree to end the marital relationship by filing a petition for the dissolution and attaching a separation agreement. All the conditions of the separation agreement must be agreed upon by both parties in order for the dissolution to take place.

After the petition is filed, a hearing to approve the separation typically takes place 10 to 90 days later. Both parties must be present and must agree to the dissolution of their marriage under oath. If one party does not agree or is not happy with the separation agreement, the dissolution cannot take place. In many cases, this matter is converted to a divorce action.

What Is a Separation Agreement?

A separation agreement is a legally binding document that outlines and determines everything related to a couple’s separation.

A separation agreement outlines plans for the following, and more:

  • Division of property
  • Allocation of debt
  • Issues related to children

For this agreement to be approved by a judge, both parties must consent to all the details outlined in the document and agree to follow the terms.

Find the Right Solution with Bailey Legal Group

Our dedicated and compassionate Sandusky family law attorney team can help you decide whether a dissolution of marriage is right for you. We can make sure that all your bases are covered in the separation agreement and that everything is filed correctly and on time.

Learn more about your case by contacting us today.

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