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You and your spouse have spent a lot of time and effort working out your differences and coming to a resolution.  Now you want to get a Legal Separation Agreement based on what the two of you have agreed to. 


You don't think you need to spend a fortune to have your simple, standard Legal Separation Agreement prepared.  After all, you've done all the hard work, right?  


You shouldn't have to spend a fortune to have your Legal Separation Agreement prepared.  Let We the People prepare a standard Legal Separation Agreement for you for just $399.


Don't trust the preparation of this important document to an out-of-state online service.  Don't struggle trying to do it yourself with forms you are not familiar with.  We know the decision to get legally separated is a difficult one, so why make it harder on yourself and your spouse than you have to?  We the People has several convenient and affordable options for you to get started with your Legal Separation Agreement.

Legal Separation Agreements are a popular option for couples in New York State who are amicable and are able to agree upon living separate and apart.  A New York Legal Separation Agreement can be a good emotional half-way point for couples who cannot yet commit to a divorce proceeding.

Please see our divorce page for additional information on the issues you may need to address in your Legal Separation Agreement.

For example, if you and your spouse have minor children, it is typical to address custody, visitation and child support arrangements in a standard New York State Legal Separation Agreement, just as they would be addressed in a divorce proceeding.  If the two of you have marital assets and/or debts such as a house, retirement savings or joint credit card debts, you will be able to detail how those issues will be resolved in the Legal Separation Agreement if you wish.  You are the boss. We work at your direction with information provided by you. 

How Long Will It Take?

It takes anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes to fill out our simple workbooks with all the information we need to prepare  New York Legal Separation Agreement properly. Your agreement will be prepared within 7 to 10 business days, ready for you and your spouse to review and sign.

How Much Will It Cost?

We charge $399 to prepare a standard New York Legal Separation Agreement.   If you choose to file your Separation Agreement with the court, there is an additional fee (approximately $10.00) to file a copy of your Separation Agreement in the County Clerk’s Office.

How Do I Get Started?

We have more choices now than ever before for you to get started with your Legal Separation Agreement as quickly, easily and affordably as possible. When you are ready to get started with your Legal Separation Agreement at We the People, you can get started over the phone or you may make an appointment & come in to our office . We will have you fill out a set of Legal Separation Agreement workbooks for New York State.  The workbooks are just a way for us to obtain the important information we need about you and your spouse. You may come in together with your spouse, or you may come in on your own to fill out the workbooks and begin the process.   

Our fee of $399 is due up front when you are ready to begin filling out our Legal Separation Agreement questionnaire here at our office. 

Please see the “How do I get Started?” under the Divorce tab to find out what information we will need in order for you to fill out our New York Legal Separation workbooks. 

We regularly prepare Legal Separation Agreements for couples in the following New York State counties:  Albany County, NY; Schenectady County, NY; Rensselaer County, NY; Saratoga County, NY; Washington County, NY; Warren County, NY; Fulton County, NY; Montgomery County, NY; Columbia County, NY; Greene County, NY; Ulster County, NY; and Schoharie County, NY.  Since New York State has a Unified Court System, we can prepare a Legal Separation Agreement for couples living in any county in New York State.

DISCLAIMER:  We the People staff are not attorneys and are not able to give legal advice.  We the People prepares documents at your direction, using information supplied solely by you.  All information contained on this page is considered general legal information and is not a substitute for the advice of a competent attorney licensed to practice law in your jurisdiction.