Considering a Prenuptial Agreement
Posted on Nov 16, 2011 3:00pm PST
Nobody wants to think about their marriage ending before they have even
walked down the aisle, but signing a prenuptial agreement is not as scary
as it may sound.
While prenuptial agreements are often associated with the rich and famous,
more and more "regular" people are opting to sign them. If you
have certain assets that you will bring into the marriage, such as property
and/or a business, you may want to seriously consider asking your partner
to sign a prenuptial agreement. These contracts are even more important
when one person or both have children from previous marriages. A prenup
ensures that the children will have access to certain assets/funds in
the case of a
Depending on what state you get married in, the laws regarding property
division can differ. For example, in states like California where community
property laws are in place, the divorcing couple must split their property
50/50. In this case, a prenuptial agreement would prevent this from happening
and give the couple more control over their own assets.
Want to learn how a prenuptial agreement can protect your assets and wealth?
Contact a Jacksonville family lawyer from our firm. Our Jacksonville family law attorneys can listen to your
concerns, offer advice, and help you draft a solid prenup.