Prenuptial Agreement Attorney - Henderson NV

Prenuptial Agreement Example

Prenuptial agreements are defined as a “written contract between two people who are about to marry, setting out the terms of possession of assets, treatment of future earnings, control of the property of each, and potential division if the marriage is later dissolved.”  Such agreements are also known as premarital or antenuptial agreements, and typically have a negative connotation.  Most believe a prenuptial agreement is a vehicle for the higher earning or the financially superior party to limit or restrict the other party’s rights in the event of a divorce.

In contrast, prenuptial agreement can provide an excellent avenue for the lower earning or financially inferior party to secure financial independence and certainty in the event of a divorce.  Properly drafted, such agreements are done simply to provide financial security and definitiveness for both parties and can assist the parties with avoiding the costly and unnecessary expenses of a protracted, contested divorce process.  The agreement can expressly determine what each party will have in the event of a divorce, based upon a plethora of factors.

Additionally, if a prenuptial agreement is not executed by parties prior to marriage, it is not too late to secure each party’s financial interests and avoid expensive litigation.  A postnuptial agreement very similar to a prenuptial agreement, just executed after the parties have married.

At Leavitt Family Law, we have the knowledge and experience of drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements that secure our clients’ interest, regardless of their financial position.

Why Should I Consider a Prenuptial Agreement?

There are many reasons to look at a prenuptial agreement. There could be significant assets one party has acquired, or children from another marriage. In case there is a divorce later in the relationship, you want to be sure that there is a minimal amount of worry and stress. This is the primary reason people look at prenuptial agreements. The assets a person has built prior to a marriage should be protected.

Protecting Business Interests

Another situation where a prenuptial agreement is common is when there are multiple business partners forming a business and all the partners agree to have any new spouse sign a prenuptial agreement that excludes the business from any ownership claims. This protects the interests of all the founders. It can be an awkward conversation to have with your new love, but it is far better than having to explain to your partners why they are now involved in your divorce and their interests may be compromised. Leavitt Family Law has extensive experience in the formation of prenuptial agreements that are customized for your specific needs. We work with you to form an agreement that both protects your interests and gives you comfort you are providing for your spouse.

A Skilled Attorney Can Help Protect your Life's Work

The Leavitt Family Law can help you navigate these sensitive concerns and help protect your assets. You will avoid issues that could arise later by employing sensible and caring attention to the needs and wishes of both parties. The prenuptial agreement is designed to protect your interests and reduce conflict. We invite you to schedule a consultation at our office in Green Valley in Henderson to learn more about how we can help.

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