As with most legal matters, it is best to sign in the presence of a Notary Public and have the document notarized.
GENERAL RELEASE OF CLAIMS
<Name of Releasor>, <of> <Full Address>, <consideration>, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, does hereby and forever forgive, discharge, and release <Releasee> from any and all claims, actions, causes of action, demands, suits, agreements and obligations whatsoever, in law and equity, known or unknown, arising from the beginning of time to the date of this Release with respect or related to:
<Specific issue description.>
It is further stipulated that this Release shall be binding upon both parties, their representatives, successors, executors and assigns.
Signed and WITNESSED this <Day> of <Month>, <Year>:
<Full Name of Witness>
For <Name of Releasor>:
______________________________________ Date: _______________
Name: _________________________ Title: ______________________