If you’re planning to get married, you’ve been probably advised to secure a prenuptial agreement before getting hitched. Prenuptial agreements are created to set the provisions in case separation or divorce happens in the future. It covers:
The Line between Separate and Marital Property
Since the court will automatically split all your assets in half upon separation, prenuptial agreements give you the right to decide what happens to your marital property after the marriage ends. You can also protect your own assets from being benefited from by your spouse through a prenuptial agreement.
The Inheritance of your Children
If you have children from a previous relationship, it’s wise to get a prenup to ensure that they will inherit something from your property no matter what the circumstances are.
The Security of your Finances
Prenuptial agreements help you safeguard yourself from your spouse’s debts by making sure that creditors won’t go after your property even if you don’t owe anything to them.
To make sure that your prenuptial agreement is done properly, it’s wise to hire a family lawyer who has the expertise to help you throughout the process of drafting this important document. This way, you won’t have to stress over what you should and shouldn’t include in your prenup so you can already focus on your wedding without any worries.
The Law Office of Jon R. Boyd practices Family and Probate Law and has two offices located in Granbury and Plano, Texas. We‘re happy to offer our services here and to the surrounding areas: Plano, Frisco, Allen, McKinney, Lewisville, Denton, The Colony, Little Elm, Carrollton, Richardson, Addison, Dallas or Fort Worth