Prenuptial Agreement Attorney

By: Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP  01/19/2016
Keywords: Family Law Attorney

A prenuptial agreement is a legally binding document provided that it meets certain formal drafting requirements. It must be signed and acknowledged before you actually get married. The prenuptial agreement can deal with a variety of issues in the event the couple later separates or divorces. It can provide for a waiver of estate rights. It can also set forth terms for property rights, and it can provide for a waiver of spousal support or provide an amount of maintenance to be paid in the event of divorce. Having an enforceable prenuptial agreement is intended to keep the couple from arguing these contentious issues in court if they decide to divorce. A clearly written, valid prenup also prevents couples from hashing out the "gray areas" of their finances while consumed with the emotional side effects of a divorce.

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