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Does a Stipulation that has been finalized in written form by a mediator and signed by both parties remain valid if the parties do not file for divorce for an extended period of time?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

None. No.

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Utah

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Yes, the stipulation is an agreement like any other if it is signed by both parties. Depending upon the nature of the agreement and the language in the agreement (whether it's meant to be temporary, etc.) it may​ be challenged. I'd be happy to give you a more specific answer if you need one but I really can't at this point without knowing more.

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