Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
Insight from a Rancho Cucamonga Divorce Lawyer
Many individuals take advantage of the option to get a prenuptial agreement
before marriage. This allows them to protect their personal assets if
the marriage should end. At one time, such an agreement was unusual, but
currently this is a common legal procedure, particularly with high net
worth couples who are seeking to protect their property, bank accounts,
stock accounts, and other assets.
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Creating Pre & Post-Marital Agreements
These agreements must be carefully drafted specifically for the individuals
involved. As many such agreements are later challenged in court, the exact
wording is critical. Even one word out of place can create serious problems
if the agreement is not carefully constructed. The Rancho Cucamonga family
law attorney from James D. Madden, Attorney at Law has the legal skill
and ability to draft an agreement that is set up for court approval and
designed to withstand legal disputes. For those who are seeking a postnuptial
agreement, the same holds true. That is why you need a skilled legal professional
guiding you through this process.
What Should be Included?
In some cases, a pre or postnuptial agreements may become necessary when
a couple is getting married or has been married for several years.
An agreement can lay out the following:
- Financial responsibilities of each spouse
- What property each spouse owns and what is shared
- Whether any alimony will be given and how much
- Who will be liable for certain debts
This can be a complex process, particularly if the spouses are not in accord
about the critical matters such as spousal support, bills, and other matters.
Getting these matters into writing and coming to a resolution as quickly
as possible allows a couple to move forward and make decisions about their
future, whether it is to resolve the marriage or
divorce. Allow our attorneys to help you craft a pre or postnuptial agreement
that addresses your concerns and sets your marriage up for success.
The Rancho Cucamonga family law attorney at our firm is just a phone call away.