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Good morning Bill,I'm Doug, and I'm sorry to hear of the confusion. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.1. Have either document already been submitted to the court yet?Doug
The MSA was filed with an incomplete parenting plan. THe parenting plan has not been signed by both parents and the the MSA while signed by both spouses has not been ratified by the Judge
Good morning Bill,Was your incomplete parenting plan originally submitted as a separate document, or as part of the MSA?Doug
As part of the MSA
Hi Bill, Thanks for confirming that. You will need to prepare a First Amended MSA and submit it to the court. The First Amended will be the same as the original,---the caption will simply read First Amended before the title that you original used for the document---- but you will incorporate the parenting plan language that you have now agreed on, and delete that which is no longer appropriate or conflicts with the new agreement. The document will look as it would have had you submitted the complete MSA/Parenting Plan, and you now want it, in the first place. You may reply back to me again, using the Reply to Expert link, if you have additional questions. I wish you the best in your future, Doug
Is a specific reference in the new parenting plan that it amends the appropriate paragraph in the mediated settlement agreement sufficient to avoid having to prepare and file an an amended MSA?
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Great answer Doug. Thank you
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