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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

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Many times when a man or woman remarries after a complicated and drawn out divorce, they will be interested in entering into a pre-nuptial agreement. After dealing with the stress of a previous divorce, it may be a good idea to enter into a new marriage free of the worry of what might happen down the road.

A pre-nuptial agreement will govern who gets what and who is responsible for what if the marriage comes to an end. To discuss your options and determine what should be included in a pre-nuptial agreement, contact the Men’s Divorce Law Firm today to schedule a consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Do both parties have to sign a prenup?

In summary, in order for a prenup to be effective, both parties must have their own separate attorney. Plus, the prenup must be: A prenup that’s signed the day before the wedding can be invalidated. Executed only after full disclosure.

Do prenuptial agreements hold up in court?

This is usually a shortcut to a prenuptial agreement that does not hold up under the scrutiny of the court. Prenuptial agreements generally apply to financial matters, not solely personal matters. It is usually wise to protect yourself and your spouse with a prenuptial agreement that strengthens your marriage.

Does a prenup protect future assets?

First, a prenuptial agreement can protect future earnings. A little advance planning and a well-drafted prenuptial agreement can allow the spouse to keep the asset as his or her separate property in the event of a divorce. While future earnings can be protected, so can future debts be avoided.

How long before a wedding should a prenup be signed?

This can be avoided if the agreement is signed at least one to three months before the wedding date. The spouse-to-be should be given enough time to deliberate on the provisions of the agreement before signing it.