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Separation and Support Agreement Providing for Support of Spouse and Custody and Support of Children
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					            Separation and Support Agreement Providing for Support of Spouse
                           and Custody and Support of Children

        Agreement made on the (date), between (Name of Husband) of (street address, city,
county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Husband, and (Name of Wife), of (street address,
city, county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Wife.

1.      Statement of Marriage. Husband and Wife were married on (date of marriage), in
(name of city), (name of county), (name of state), and as a result of their marriage, they have
two children, namely (name of first child) and (name of second child).

2.      Agreement to Separate. As a result of disputes and differences between Husband and
Wife, they have (been separated and living apart since (date of separation) and/or agreed to
dissolve their marriage.

3.     Custody and Support of Children. Husband and Wife intend that this Agreement will
provide for the custody, visitation and support of their children.

4.      Living Separate and Apart. The parties may and shall live separate and apart, each
free from all dominion, restraint and control by the other, whether direct or indirect, as fully as if
unmarried. Each party may reside at such place or places as he or she may select.

5.     No Molestation or Interference. Neither party shall molest or interfere with the other
nor compel or attempt to compel the other to cohabit or dwell with him or her, by any means
whatsoever, by legal action or otherwise.

6.      Division of Property. The property, both real and personal, owned by either of the
parties at the time of their marriage or subsequently acquired, separately or together, and
owned by the parties or either of them at the time of their separation has previously been
equitably divided and apportioned between them as follows: (description of real and personal
property). The parties ratify and confirm that division and apportionment.

7.       Separate Property. Each party shall retain, have and enjoy, independently of any claim,
right or demand of the other party, all property of every kind, nature and description and
whatsoever situated that is now owned or held or is in the future acquired by him or her, or
stands in his or her name.

8.     Release of Estate Rights. Each party releases all right to share in the estate of the
other party, or to serve as personal representative of the estate of the other party, except only
as provided by will or codicil executed after the date of this Agreement.

9.      Support and Maintenance of Spouse. (Husband or Wife) shall pay to (Wife or
Husband) as and for (his or her) necessary support and maintenance, and (Wife or Husband)
shall accept in full settlement and satisfaction of (his/her) right, claim and demand for such
support, maintenance and alimony against (Husband or Wife), the following amounts: (support
schedule and conditions).

10.     Debts and Obligations. Each of the parties shall pay all debts incurred by him or her
after the date of this Agreement and shall indemnify the other party against liability for the same.
(Husband or Wife) shall pay debts incurred by (him or her) or by (Wife or Husband) or by the
parties jointly prior to the date of this Agreement, including the following: (description of debts of
both parties and of Husband or Wife, along with nature of obligation and payee of each).
11.     Child Custody. (Husband or Wife) shall have the sole care, custody and control of the
following named children of the marriage: (list of each child and his or her gender and age) and
the named children shall reside with (him or her). Such care, custody and control shall continue
with respect to each child until the child reaches majority or sooner becomes emancipated,
subject, however, to the visitation provisions set forth in this Agreement.

12.      Child Custody – Place and Condition of Residence. (Husband or Wife) shall not
remove any of the unemancipated children to a permanent residence outside (name of state)
without (Wife or Husband)'s prior written consent or prior approval of a court of competent
jurisdiction on due hearing and notice. (Husband or Wife) and the children are now residing at
(street address, city, county, state, zip code). (Husband or Wife) shall at all times keep (Wife or
Husband) informed of the residential address of the children in (his or her) custody, and their
location during vacation and holiday periods if they will be away from their normal residence for
more than (number of days) days in succession.

13.    Child Custody and Visitation Rights
       A.      (Husband or Wife) shall have the right to visit the children, individually or
       together, at their place of residence with (Wife or Husband), at reasonable times and at
       reasonable intervals; and to have the children, or any of them, accompany (him or her)
       from their place of residence at reasonable times and for reasonable periods provided
       that (he/she) shall not keep any of the children away from their residence later than (time
       of day) on any such occasion, without (Wife or Husband)'s prior consent. (Husband or
       Wife) shall have the privilege of having the children, or any of them, visit (him or her) at
       (his or her) residence and stay with (him or her) not more often than (number of times
       per month) per calendar month on weekends and during holiday periods for not to
       exceed (number) hours.

       B.     During such periods when the children or any of them are with (Husband/Wife),
       (he/she) may take them on short journeys as (he/she) may choose and they may desire,
       provided that (he or she) shall not without the prior consent of (Wife or Husband) take
       them from this state.

       C.     (Husband or Wife) shall make prior arrangements with (Wife or Husband) for
       each such weekend or holiday visit at least (number of days) days prior to the
       commencement of the visit. The rights of visitation expressed in this section shall not be
       exercised by (Husband or Wife) at any time or in such a manner as to interfere with the
       education and normal social and school activities of any of the children.

       D.       The parties may freely agree to any different arrangements for exer
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: A separation agreement is a formal agreement between husband and wife. A separation agreement usually contains, among others, the following provisions: • If there are children, how much child support is to be paid and the terms of payment. • A visitation schedule. • How much alimony (if any) is to be paid. • Responsibility for the joint bills. • Who will remain in the marital residence and who will pay for its upkeep. • How to split any tax refund and tax deductions.
PARTNER William Glover
I received my B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1973 and my J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. I joined the firm of Wells Marble & Hurst in May 1976 as an Associate and became a Partner in 1979. While at Wells, I supervised all major real estate commercial loan transactions as well as major employment law cases. My practice also involved estate administration and general commercial law. I joined the faculty of Belhaven College, in Jackson, MS, in 1996 as Assistant Professor of Business Administration and College Attorney. While at Belhaven I taught Business Law and Business Ethics in the BBA and MBA programs; Judicial Process and Constitutional Law History for Political Science Department); and Sports Law for the Department of Sports Administration. I am now on the staff of US Legal Forms, Inc., and drafts forms, legal digests, and legal summaries. I am a LTC and was Staff Judge Advocate for the Mississippi State Guard from 2004-2008. I now serve as the Commanding Officer of the 220th MP BN at Camp McCain near Grenada, MS. I served on active duty during Hurricanes Dennis (July, 2005), Katrina (August, 2005) and Gustav in 2008. I played football at the University of Mississippi in 1969-1971 under Coach John Vaught. I am the author of the Sports Law Book (For Coaches and Administrators) and the Sports Law Handbook for Coaches and Administrators (with Legal Forms),