Postnuptial Agreements

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Creating a postnuptial agreement is about more than just preparing for the possibility of divorce, it can help you establish clear expectations with your spouse and protect your individual and shared assets. Unlike a prenuptial agreement, a postnuptial agreement does not need to be established prior to the marriage. Postnuptial agreements can be created after a couple has already been legally married, but the contract is no less binding. If you are interested in protecting your assets, investments, and other interests, find out how a postnuptial agreement could benefit you.

For more than 10 years, our attorneys at Owenby Law, P.A. have helped clients with their family legal issues. We have represented thousands of individuals and families to date and we are proud of the success we’ve had working on divorce cases, legal separations, custody disputes, and more. Our team understands that no two cases are the same, which is why we are dedicated to providing each customer with the personalized legal service they need. Depending on your interests, we can work with you to create your ideal postnuptial agreement.

How Can a Postnuptial Agreement Benefit You?

Postnuptial agreements are binding contracts intended to help married couples protect their assets and other interests. If a couple should divorce, all marital assets are subject to division, which may include vehicles, properties, businesses, investments, and any other assets acquired during the marriage. Even if the business, for example, is run primarily by one spouse, the other spouse could attempt to acquire half in a divorce. In order to prevent any unfair divisions, couples can choose to create a postnuptial agreement which will stipulate any decisions regarding assets, in addition to any other arrangements the couple wishes to make legally binding.

Postnuptial agreements can also do the following:

  • Secure the inheritances of children from previous relationships
  • Protect a business from division
  • Establish a child custody arrangement if a divorce occurs
  • Stipulate which assets are community property and which are separate

Choose Owenby Law, P.A.

If you are interested in establishing a postnuptial agreement or modifying a prenuptial agreement, our firm is prepared to help. We understand these types of marital documents are not the most romantic contracts, but they can be extremely beneficial for individuals and families alike. Couples with high assets, businesses, multiple properties, large retirement funds, and other significant assets and interests may find postnuptial agreements especially beneficial and reassuring.

Unfortunately, roughly half of all marriages end in divorce, which is why establishing a marital agreement isn’t just precautionary, it’s practical. Don’t leave your assets unprotected, let our firm help you establish an agreement you can be confident in.

For help with your postnuptial agreement, contact Owenby Law, P.A. for legal assistance.