Premarital and postmarital agreements, also known as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, are designed to protect a person’s finances in the event of a divorce. Although thinking about the possibility of a divorce at the time of marriage or during wedded bliss may not seem like the most romantic thing a couple can do, it is one of the most responsible acts they can perform as a couple in certain situations. The truth is that you will likely never use your marital agreement, but you may rest easier knowing that you or your spouse’s marriage is about love – not money. At Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC, our team has assisted hundreds of people in creating effective marital agreements. We are happy to help you, too!
A prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can benefit all couples, regardless of their assets. That said, some situations may warrant them more than others.
Below are some circumstances in which you should consider creating a marital agreement:
An effective prenuptial or postnuptial agreement will override state laws that typically determine how marital assets and property are divided. As a result, the divorce process will be substantially more efficient, incurring fewer legal fees, taking less time, and sparing unnecessary heartache for all parties involved.
Moreover, since you will create this agreement at a time when you have each other’s best interests at heart, it will ensure a fairer settlement during the stress and contentiousness of a divorce if your marriage is dissolved.
If you are preparing to walk down the aisle or already said, “I do,” you can benefit from creating a marital agreement. It is never too late to protect your financial future and. At Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC, our experienced legal team is prepared to help you create an effective marital agreement that protects your interests in the event of a divorce. Creating a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement does not mean you do not believe in the future of your marriage. Instead, it means you are committed to the other person, not their assets.
Reach out to our law office today at (866) 219-6119 to set up a consultation with a trusted member of our legal team to learn more about the benefits of creating a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement.