Everyone understands their right to seek independent advice on this agreement and everyone has had the opportunity to obtain independent advice prior to the signing of this agreement. Husband and wife agree that this agreement will be regulated and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. A separation agreement is a legal document that binds you for many years and determines your rights, duties and responsibilities arising from your marriage. You and your spouse can change the agreement if you both agree to the amendments; or it may be amended by a court order, unless the agreement expressly specifies that the agreement is not subject to a change of jurisdiction. Nevertheless, the court may amend the provisions of an agreement on the custody and custody of minor children at any time. . . .