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If someone in your situation does not wish to argue over the allegation and simply wishes to pay the money, then a written release from them is a good idea, so that they cannot file any claim later on. I am providing a sample below:
(PARTY ONE) and (PARTY TWO) agree:
WHEREAS, certain disputes have occurred between the parties hereto, and, WHEREAS, they desire to amicably resolve these disputes and acknowledge the extinguishment of any and all debts, obligations, and liabilities of any kind between the parties, IT IS AGREED:
That in consideration of this agreement, the parties mutually release one another from all claims of any kind whatsoever with regards ***** ***** from the beginning of time to the date of the execution of this agreement, and that this mutual release shall be valid and binding and insure for the benefit of the heirs, successors and assigns of both parties.
This release shall only become considered binding upon (1) the transfer if $___ from PARTY TWO to PARTY ONE and (2) both parties signing the agreement.
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It is best to have an attorney indeed, however it is not mandatory.
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