One of the best ways for a person to protect their assets, should they ever get divorced in the future, is by drafting a prenuptial agreement. Though these agreements used to have a certain stigma attached to them, this is no longer the case in the modern day. Today, more and more couples are realizing the potential benefits of drafting these agreements prior to marriage. If you’d like to draft such an agreement, or would like to learn more about these agreements and how they can protect your assets in the event of separation or a divorce, read on and reach out to a Pasco County, FL prenuptial agreement lawyer from The Law Offices of Matthew J. Jowanna, P.A. today.
No one wants to think of the prospect of getting divorced. Unfortunately, divorce is a reality that roughly 50 percent of all couples experience. If you would like to protect your hard-earned assets from a potential divorce, however, the best option is to draft a prenuptial or a postnuptial agreement. A competent Pasco County, FL family law attorney from our firm can help you draft an agreement that is fair, enforceable, and acts in both spouses’ interests.
Prenuptial agreements can protect several things. Just some of the things a prenuptial agreement can do are as follows:
Though prenuptial agreements can protect many things, there are certain limitations to what they can do. Some of the things a prenuptial agreement cannot do are as follows:
Any prenuptial (or postnuptial) agreement must be considered valid and enforceable for it to have any legal standing in the event of a divorce. For a prenuptial agreement to be considered valid and enforceable in Florida, it must meet the following criteria:
Postnuptial agreements in the state of Florida largely serve the same purpose as prenuptial agreements, the only significant difference being that postnuptial agreements are exclusively drafted after a couple is already married. Though you may feel uncomfortable approaching your spouse about drafting such an agreement, the truth is, many spouses feel it was the right choice once they do. In fact, drafting such an agreement can give you the peace of mind you need to ensure your marriage lasts forever.
Of course, the hope is that you’ll never need a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement at all. However, drafting such an agreement can save you a great deal of trouble in the future. If you would like to draft any kind of nuptial agreement to help get you peace of mind, simply contact The Law Offices of Matthew J. Jowanna, P.A. for help today.
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