So when it comes to all your savings, a broken marriage and children/money, invest the time and money to have a proper separation agreement in BC. This means that you will pay a fraction of the price you should pay in the future and against possible legal action. A document refining the essential conditions of an agreement between two or more parties to a legal procedure established after negotiation and signed by the parties and their lawyers. Billing minutes are typically used as a guide for the preparation of a formal final agreement or final order and are often appended to this set of agreements as a schedule. See “Consent Order”, “Family Agreements”, “Party to Trial” and “Order”. A separation agreement is a formal written contract. It contains the terms agreed between you and your spouse.