Post & Prenuptial Agreements
Irving Lawyer Works to Protect Your Assets
When you are preparing for your wedding, or after your big day, the legal
aspects and preparations may not be the most exciting, but they are very
important. This includes putting together a well-drafted prenuptial or
postnuptial agreement which covers all of the necessary grounds to prepare
for your future. Although this may not seem very romantic, it is an important
step when you are getting married. Not only can it provide you and your
spouse with a sense of security, but it can handle your concerns about
your financial assets and how they will be protected. An experienced Irving
family law attorney may be able to assist you in drafting your prenuptial
Why Should I Draft an Agreement?
With divorce rates in the U.S. so high, it is important to think ahead.
Should the worst happen, your future and your assets should be legally
protected. Though a divorce is never planned when you are getting married,
situations and circumstances can change.
A pre- or postnuptial agreement should include the following provisions:
- How previously owned (pre-divorce) property will be divided up
- How property which was acquired during the marriage will be divided up
- Who will be entitled to spousal support or alimony, if appropriate
- How the estate and assets will be divided of one spouse passes away
- Who will pay the attorney fees for the separation or divorce
Assistance for Pre- & Postnuptial Agreements
If you and your spouse have already tied the knot without drafting a prenuptial
agreement and decided that you should have a postnuptial agreement in
place, J. Roland Jeter, P.C. can help. Mr. Jeter is highly knowledgeable
and has over 35 years of experience, which can aid the process and make
it less tedious. Over the years, he has helped many couples like yourself
to draft and sign their prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
To make an appointment for a free, initial 30-minute consultation
to meet with Roland to discuss any questions or concerns about your case,
call his office at (973) 330-4050!