Protect Your Assets
Many times after a couple is married, and they begin to combine their assets and liabilities, they worry about what would happen to their property if they end up getting a divorce or separating. Completing a post-nuptial agreement is a good way to avoid the stress of worrying about these things in the unfortunate event that a split might be in the future.
Post-nuptial agreements can govern things such as who gets who’s 401(k), who will continue to drive what car, who will get what house, and so on. If you would like to discuss entering into a Post-Nuptial Agreement, contact the Men’s Divorce Law Firm today to schedule a consultation.
Frequently Asked Questions About Post-Nuptial Agreements
Are postnuptial agreements enforceable?
Each state has its own requirements for postnuptial agreements, so be sure to check your state’s laws. Generally, a postnup must meet the following criteria: written—an oral agreement dividing marital assets isn’t enforceable. signed—both spouses have to sign the agreement and should have it notarized.
Are post-nuptial agreements legally binding?
Post-nuptial agreements are legally-enforceable contracts signed by couples any time after the marriage. Like a prenup, post-nuptial agreements outline how a couple’s income and assets are to be addressed (and divided) in the event of a legal separation or a divorce.
What does a postnuptial agreement mean?
A postnuptial agreement is a written agreement executed after a couple gets married, or have entered a civil union, to settle the couple’s affairs and assets in the event of a separation or divorce.