For more information on alimony, see Understanding and Calculating Spousal Support in Virginia, by Teresa Wall-Cyb.
Then you'll know that it's a time where huge changes meet hope and excitement for the future.
Once approved, the agreement may be incorporated into a final divorce decree, which means it’s an official order that must be followed by both spouses.
The other option - going to court - can be quite painful, both on your psyche and your pocketbook.
For example, it must be in writing and signed by both parties.Although both spouses will have to compromise and may not get 100% of what they want on all fronts, negotiating is almost always going to be less traumatic and less expensive than a full-blown divorce trial.