marital settlement agreement

Definition of "marital settlement agreement"
  1. A legal document outlining the terms of a divorce settlement between two partners, which typically gets included in the final divorce decree to gain the power of a court order
How to use "marital settlement agreement" in a sentence
  1. The couple came to agreeable terms in their marital settlement agreement, which was to be added to their final divorce decree.
  2. Her attorney worked tirelessly to draft a fair marital settlement agreement.
  3. The stipulations in the marital settlement agreement were enforced as court orders, holding the parties legally responsible.

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