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When You First Separate Propose a Family Support Agreement

Posted by Kathleen Murphy | Apr 25, 2019

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Family Support Agreement

A Family Support Agreement should be drafted immediately during a separation such that the parties know their respective monthly obligations and can agree on debt responsibility.   A Family Support Agreement must be by mutual agreement of the parties.   Even if you think your spouse will not cooperate, propose one and work towards a resolution.

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Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy is graduate of North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Political Science, 1985. She attended Campbell University Law School and received her Juris Doctorate, 1988. Ms. Murphy has been a family law attorney for over 30 years and has limited her practice solely to family law since 1988. On October 1, 2023, Kathleen accepted a position as a senior attorney with Triangle Divorce Lawyers and she can be reached at [email protected]. Ms. Murphy is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, NCBA Family Law Section Member, is a trained Family Financial Mediator and a trained Child's Advocate. Ms. Murphy is married to a City of Raleigh Firefighter and has four children, three daughters and a son. Ms. Murphy is a contributor to an International podcast. Crime Stories with Nancy Grace is broadcasted daily and you can hear Ms. Murphy's comments on cases involving victims of family crimes and the impact of family court.