A Marital Agreement That Protects Both Spouses
Couples use prenuptial and postnuptial agreements to manage their marriage’s financial elements. Used by people marrying for the first or second time, the document gets all financial cards on the table and gives both people peace of mind.
Some people see prenups as planning for divorce before the wedding. But since nearly half of U.S. marriages end in divorce, perhaps planning ahead is prudent. A prenup doesn’t, after all, mean the couple’s anticipating a divorce. It does force couples to examine their full financial picture. Prenups can preserve inheritances and protect the financial well-being of children from a previous marriage. And if the spouses do choose to divorce, it eliminates potential battles over finances and assets.
Postnuptial agreements (or postnups) work the same way as prenups with just one difference. Couples sign this legal contract after they’ve already married or entered a civil union. Also dictating the allocation of assets and affairs should a couple divorce or separate, the document can also include details about child support, alimony, or incurred debts.
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When you and your partner are ready to draft a prenup or postnup, you’ll want to talk to an experienced (family law?) attorney. Our team will explain the short- and long-term implications of entering into this marital contract. And you’ll benefit from our years of experience, knowledge, and commitment to helping you protect your interests and secure your finances and assets for future unknowns.
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