PandaTip: Most jurisdictions require staff to be given a set amount of time to verify separation agreements and seek the assistance of a lawyer prior to signing. This model sets this period at 5 days. Be sure to check your state`s laws before signing the final separation agreement. PandaTip: Both parties can sign this template for the separation agreement using the signature fields below. In the event of a dispute regarding the application of this Agreement, the winning party shall be entitled to its reasonable attorneys` fees and expenses. . . .