Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Good Faith

Good Faith and Fair Dealing

When spouses enter into an agreement, either to settle their divorce amicably or settle an aspect of their divorce amicably, the law requires both parties to accomplish the agreement through good faith and fair dealing. One party cannot refuse to participate in the fullfillment of the agreement and then complain that the agreement was not completed by the other party. Implied in every agreement is a covenant that each party will not act in a way which will deprive the other party of the benefits of the contract. Legally, each party has the responsibility of doing everything that the contract requires and refraining from doing anything that would render performance impossible.

If you need a divorce lawyer in the Orange County area to discuss a family law matter such as the enforcement of an agreement or any other dissolution issue such as spousal support, child support, custody, transmutation or property division, contact Treviño Law, Inc. Conveniently located off of the 5 and 405 freeway at Lake Forest.

Although the posting of this information can be considered free legal advice for an Orange County divorce, it does not guarantee a result. There may be other circumstances that play a significant role in any dissolution which may alter the outcome of a divorce. A divorce lawyer will be knowledgeable about the significance of facts. Those factors should be reviewed and argued by a family law attorney in Orange County.

Please note that this legal advice does not establish a family law attorney-client relationship. This is a legal advertisement for Treviño Law, Inc, an Orange County family law firm.

Any time a settlement is reached in a divorce, both parties are required to fulfill the terms of the contract.

Any time a settlement is reached in a divorce, both parties are required to fulfill the terms of the contract.

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