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An Orange County Family Law Blog

A blog dedicated to issues a divorcing couple faces.

Settlement Terms in a Divorce

Whenever a settlement in a divorce is reduced to writing, it is important to read and understand the entire agreement. The terms of the agreement may be enforceable even if they are contrary to law. For instance, if the agreement states that attorney fees will only be awarded to the prevailing party for future litigation, the court is precluded from awarding attorney fees on a needs based basis. In addition, if the property is not divided equally, the court is usually precluded from re-opening the case to make an equal division.

If you need a divorce lawyer in the Orange County area to discuss a family law matter such as child support or any other dissolution issue such as spousal support, custody, transmutation or property division, contact Treviño Law, Inc. Conveniently located off the 5 and 405 freeway at Lake Forest.

Although the posting of this information can be considered free legal advice for an Orange County divorce, it does not guarantee a result. There may be other circumstances that play a significant role in any dissolution which may alter the outcome of a divorce. A divorce lawyer will be knowledgeable about the significance of facts. Those factors should be reviewed and argued by a family law attorney in Orange County.

Please note that this legal advice does not establish a family law attorney-client relationship. This is a legal advertisement for Treviño Law, Inc, an Orange County family law firm.