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Is there a legal time limit to respond to a Separation Agreement ?

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I was recently presented with a Separation Agreement written, obviously without legal assistance, by my estranged common law spouse. I refused to sign it. But within it he claims that I must respond within two weeks. Is there a legal time limit to such a response?

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Andrew J. Kania, LL.B., LL.M.
6 years ago

Answer: No, there is not. You are not required to respond at all, and you are not required to sign a separation agreement. Before you sign anything you need to obtain legal advice. This is not a legal requirement, just good judgment.

You also have the option of commencing Court, if he will not be reasonable. Once Court is commenced there are timelines that do need to be followed.

I would be pleased to provide you with a free consultation if you call me at (905) 451-322.

(The information provided above is general, not legal advice, as circumstances vary from case to case. Thus, if you wish legal advice

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