People often have certain misconceptions about prenuptial agreements as being a sign of mistrust, yet this is assumption is untrue. Establishing a prenuptial agreement simply provides both you and your partner with piece of mind in the event that you decide to separate, as it clearly defines spousal support and the division of certain assets. At Fair Cadora, we view prenuptial agreements as an opportunity for you and your spouse to have an honest discussion about your finances and the future. Having this dialogue can ensure that you are both on the same page. By sitting down with one of our experienced family law attorneys, you may actually strengthen your relationship and pave the way to a long successful marriage.
In the event that you or your spouse wants a divorce, a prenuptial agreement can reduce the possible tension and stress that comes with the division of assets obtained during your marriage.
A prenuptial agreement often includes:
Prior to entering into your marriage, your assets remain yours, yet once you and your spouse begin to share bank accounts, combine finances, and make shared payments on large expenditures, such as car loans, then the division of ownership becomes blurred. By speaking with one of our attorneys to establish a prenuptial agreement, you can preemptively troubleshoot possible issues of property division in advance.
Looking Toward the Future
Discussions about assets and finances can be uncomfortable if not handled by a professional. At Fair Cadora, our attorneys can work with you and your spouse to draft an amicable prenuptial agreement that you both can feel good about. If you have any questions regarding the process, or are unsure about how to discuss a prenuptial agreement with your spouse, our legal team is here to help.