Agreement made............................, between

..................., hereinafter referred to as the Husband, and....................of......................., hereinafter referred to as the Wife.

Whereas the parties hereto are husband and wife and are and have been living separate and apart since..............., and,

Whereas an action has been instituted in the.............

Court,........County, by.......as plaintiff against.......

as defendant for.............., and is now pending, and ,

Whereas numerous disputes and differences have arisen between the parties by reason of which they have consented and agreed and do hereby consent and agree to continue to live separate and apart from each other. Now in consideration of the payments to be made as hereinafter stated by the Husband to the Wife it is agreed:

1. Neither of the parties will interfere with the rights, privileges, lawful doings or actions of the other and they will not interfere in any manner, or shape with one another.

2. Each of the parties is at liberty to lawfully act and do as they see fit.

3. The Husband agrees that it shall and may be lawful for the Wife at all times hereafter to live separate and apart from the Husband and he will permit her to reside and be in such places, and in such families, and with such relations, friends and other persons, and to follow and carry on such trade or business as she may choose or see fit, and that he will not at any time sue, or suffer her to be sued, for living separate and apart from him, nor sue, molest, disturb or trouble any other person whomsoever, for receiving, entertaining or harboring her; and he will not without her consent visit her or knowingly enter any house or place where she shall dwell, reside, or be, or send, or cause to be sent, any letter or message to her; nor will he at any time hereafter, claim or demand any of her money, jewels, plate, clothing, household goods, furniture which she now has in her possession or which she shall or may at any time hereafter have, buy or procure, or which shall be devised or given to her, or that she may otherwise acquire, and that she shall and may enjoy and absolutely dispose of the same as if she were a femme sole and unmarried; and further

The Husband shall and will pay to the Wife...............

dollars ($.........) each and every........... during the term of her natural life or until she shall lawfully be married to another in full satisfaction for her support and maintenance, and in full satisfaction for the support, maintenance and education of...................., the..........of the parties

............, said payments to be made on................

of each and every...............and to be sent to the Wife by post office money order at her address number............

until she shall notify the party of the first part of a change in address, and thereafter from time to time, at such address as the Wife shall give to the Husband. 5. It Is Agreed that the Husband shall have the privilege of seeing the said....................at the residence of the

Wife.

Separation Agreement - Clause for Adjusting Payments with Income

Hoffstaedter v. Hoffstaedter, 188 N. Y. Supp. 251; Stoddard v. Stoddard, 227 N. Y. 13, 124 N. E. 91.

"The husband agrees to pay to the wife, during the joint lives of himself and his wife, and as long as the marriage between them shall not be dissolved by a decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, subject, however, to any limitations hereinafter provided, ........dollars per........for the use, benefit, support, and maintenance of the wife. The payment shall be coincident with the signing of this agreement, or within.......

days thereafter, and subsequent payments shall be on........

.........thereafter. In the event the annual income of the husband should at any time hereafter be at the rate of less than ............... dollars per annum, the ............ payments to be made by the husband shall in no event exceed

.................. per cent of the annual income of the husband, and shall continue at the reduced sum until such time as the husband's annual income shall again be at the rate of ............dollars or more per annum."