Postnuptial Agreements

Protecting Financial Interests During Divorce Mediation

Protecting Financial Interests During Divorce Mediation

Whether a divorce is amicable or contentious, everyone wants to protect their own financial interests.  If you have an existing prenuptial agreement, some things may already be decided but even with a prenup, some things may need to be negotiated and things may have significantly changed since you first drafted the prenuptial agreement, necessitating a…

What to Look For in a Postnuptial Agreement

What to Look For in a Postnuptial Agreement

Many couples do not want to enter into a marriage with a prenuptial agreement because it seems like they are setting themselves up for failure before they even say ‘I do.’ However, after tying the knot, some couples may decide that it is a good idea to take steps to protect and/or divide property in…

What Is Included in a Postnuptial Agreement?

What Is Included in a Postnuptial Agreement?

Marriage is a binding legal agreement entered into by two parties. The marriage binds the financial and other assets of the couple together legally. Whatever debts, money or property held during the marriage are subject to splitting when the marriage dissolves. Postnuptial agreements are one way the spouses can outline the dissolution of assets before…

Should You Get a Post-Nuptial Agreement?

Should You Get a Post-Nuptial Agreement?

Post-Nuptial Mediation Whether they have them or not, most people have heard of pre-nuptial agreements.  These agreements are designed to protect the assets of both individuals in the event of a divorce.  Pre-nuptial agreements are legally binding documents that are signed before marriage. But, did you know that there is such a thing as a…

It’s Never Too Late to Sign a Postnuptial Agreement

It’s Never Too Late to Sign a Postnuptial Agreement

No matter how far into your marriage you may be, you may find yourself considering the benefits of a postnuptial agreement. These contracts are legal documents that serve to define the assets, debts and financial obligations each partner owns or is responsible for. While these contracts may be used by some to safeguard their finances…

Postnuptial Agreements Can Help Prevent Future Legal Issues

Postnuptial Agreements Can Help Prevent Future Legal Issues Many people are familiar with the concept of a prenuptial agreement that couples sign before they walk down the aisle. However, another important tool in preventing complicated legal wrangling in the case of divorce is the postnuptial agreement. This contract usually covers topics such as the distribution…

How a Postnuptial Agreement is Different From a Legal Separation Agreement

How a Postnuptial Agreement is Different From a Legal Separation Agreement It is not often than the people involved in a marriage want to talk about planning for a divorce. However, there are many circumstances under which the two members are well served by having the discussion. Perhaps the most well-known situation is the prenuptial…