A prenuptial agreement is a contract made between two persons who are contemplating marriage, and which becomes effective upon marriage. The subjects of prenuptial agreements are broad, but typically they address payment of spousal support and the division of property in case of divorce. There are numerous reasons why it is a good idea to have a prenuptial agreement, but it is crucial to have the agreement prepared or reviewed by an attorney before signing. If the prenuptial agreement ever needs to be enforced, one party may challenge the validity of the agreement if it was not prepared properly.

A postnuptial agreement is a contract made between two persons who are already married. Often, the same subjects that would be addressed in a prenuptial agreement are addressed in a postnuptial agreement. The reasons that people enter into a postnuptial agreement vary. Sometimes, couples that already have a prenuptial agreement enter into a postnuptial agreement to amend the provisions of their prenuptial agreement, or to add additional terms and provisions. Other times, couples conclude that in order for their marriage to move forward and continue, certain rights upon divorce or death need to be established through a postnuptial agreement.

Nobody goes into a marriage expecting to get a divorce, so asking for a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can feel distasteful and may sound like you are planning for divorce. However, the fact is that many marriages do in fact end in divorce. Having a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement in place can actually ease anxiety and uncertainty, and help couples enter into or remain in marriage feeling more secure with each other.

If you or a family member needs assistance with prenuptial or postnuptial agreements, the first step is to schedule a consultation with an experienced family law attorney who can properly guide you through the process. If you would like to discuss your case in more detail, please do not hesitate to call our office and schedule a consultation to speak with attorney Crystal Wright.

Divorce, property division, custody battles, child support disputes, and other family law issues can be problematic and upsetting. Often, tough decisions must be made, and the outcome of these decisions can be life-altering. We understand the emotional toil, lifetime effects, and legal implications that will result from the difficult decisions you have to make. You deserve a team of legal professionals who is empathetic, knowledgeable, and effective at getting results. We would be honored to represent your affairs. At CW Law, we genuinely care and want to use our expertise to support you in achieving the positive results you and your family deserve.

Divorce, property division, custody battles, child support disputes, and other family law issues can be difficult and stressful. Often, tough decisions must be made, and the outcome of these decisions can be life-changing. Because the legal process can be complicated and overwhelming, it’s extremely important to have the right legal team representing and advocating for your cause. At CW Law, we work diligently alongside our clients to see their rights and interests advanced and protected.

We understand the emotional toil, lifetime effects, and legal implications that will result from the difficult decisions you have to make. You deserve a team of legal professionals who is empathetic, knowledgeable, and effective at getting results. We would be honored to represent your affairs. At CW Law, we genuinely care and want to use our expertise to support you in achieving the positive results you and your family deserve.