Nuptial Agreements in Long Island
Huntington Divorce & Family Lawyers
Before people get married, they have the option of entering into a written
agreement that clearly and precisely outlines how each person's separate
assets will be divided, should the marriage end in death or divorce. This
agreement is referred to as either a prenuptial agreement or a postnuptial
agreement. Prenuptial agreements are drafted before the marriage takes
place, and postnuptial agreements are created after the marriage has commenced.
What do the agreements address?
When a couple discusses and acknowledges each other's financial, economic,
and social wishes before or shortly after entering a marriage, it helps
build trust into the relationship and eliminates confusion and tension
in the event of a divorce. There are many reasons why a couple may chooses
to draft a pre- or postnuptial agreement. In most situations, couples
enter into pre or postnuptial agreements to define, in clear terms, how
their marital and separate property, assets, and possessions will be divided
if the marriage were to end in divorce or death.
Pre and postnuptial agreements also indicate how other familial obligations
will be handled, such as:
What are the benefits of a nuptial agreement?
At The Meyers Law Group, P.C., our experienced Huntington divorce lawyers
have helped countless clients draft and review pre and postnuptial agreements
for the following reasons:
- Protect the safety and best interest of the family
- Protect estate rights for children
- Maintain financial security
- Protect inheritances and heirlooms
- Protect stocks, bonds, pension, trusts, and retirement funds
- Protect money earned from an independent business endeavor or enhanced education
Enlist Skilled Legal Counsel for Your Agreement
If you are interested in drafting a pre or postnuptial agreement, or if
someone has served you with an agreement, you should speak with a knowledgeable
Long Island divorce lawyer from our team immediately. We have helped countless
clients with their pre or post nuptial agreements, and are extremely knowledgeable
in this area of the law.
We help our clients review, draft, and negotiate their agreements to serve
in their best interest. Furthermore, we provide all of our clients with
individualized attention, and are always available to discuss any questions
or concerns that may arise.
Contact The Meyers Law Group, P.C. if you would like to discuss creating a nuptial agreement in
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