You may be wondering whether a premarital agreement, often known as a prenup, is the right choice for you. Although these agreements used to be thought necessary only for wealthy couples, more people than ever are learning that everyone can benefit from them. We can help draft a premarital agreement that guarantees your rights to certain property in case of a divorce, including spousal maintenance. Marital agreements can be incredibly beneficial to both parties. Even if you are not positive a prenup is necessary for your marriage, we can explain some of the benefits of having a premarital agreement in place.
We know how difficult it can be to broach the subject of a premarital agreement with your partner. We routinely work with couples who want to create a fair agreement that can help them to plan for the future, but they do not know exactly how to raise the issue. Premarital agreements are becoming common among couples of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds, and we would be happy to speak with you and your partner about the wide variety of benefits that these agreements can provide.
We know that you probably have some key issues in mind that you want to include in your premarital agreement. Generally speaking, California law says that premarital agreements can include:
We enter into marriages with the best intentions, yet life intervenes and marital problems arise. A marital agreement can protect you in the event of a divorce. Our Pasadena family lawyers will do everything we can to ensure you have an enforceable agreement for the future.SCHEDULE A CALL