Enforcement of a Mediated Settlement Agreement Signed Before the Divorce Was Filed

Highsmith v. Highsmith (Tex. 2019) (18-0262) Facts: Husband and wife signed a Mediated Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) before filing for divorce. Husband later filed a divorce petition. He subsequently proved up the divorce and had judgment rendered on the MSA. Wife filed a motion for new trial. She asserted that the MSA did not meet the Family Code’s requirements because it […]