Smythe & Jones provides legal assistance for those seeking prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. A prenuptial agreement is a contract made by a couple before their wedding day regarding financial and other matters, while a postnuptial agreement is made after marriage. Though not required to get married, Smythe & Jones evaluates each client’s situation and offers honest advice for making the best decision before moving forward.
Do I need a prenup and what can be included?
- Prenuptial agreements can make divorce calculations easier and define how assets will be distributed.
- They are helpful when one party has children from a previous relationship or business interests.
- Property ownership issues can also be included.
- Alimony can be stated as an amount or formula, and plans for married life such as child-raising roles and finances can be agreed upon.
- Couples can make their own rules for marriage and family.
- Considerations should be made for the possibility of not following the agreed plan in the future.