Prenuptials

Planning for the Future Makes Sense.


Getting married is a time of joy. Conley Law LLC understands this, but also is experienced with helping couples think through their future even though these conversations can be awkward and difficult.

A prenuptial agreement is a contract between a bride and groom prior to marriage.  Formal written agreements can be done after marriage as a post-nuptial/marital agreement. These agreements address property and financial issues in the event of the couple’s divorce and they can provide reassurance for those who enter into marriage.

Why do a Prenuptial Agreement?

Protection of Assets – family inheritance, entrepreneurial activities, large net worth, and privately owned real estate.

Limit of Debt Liability – personal or business loans, gambling, credit cards, and other obligations.

Stats.

  1. 5-10% of American marrying Americans seek a prenuptial agreement.
  2. 15% of people who have been through a divorce regret not having a prenuptial agreement in place.
  3. 44% of singles believe that having a prenuptial agreement is a good idea before entering into a marriage.
  4. The three top reasons why a prenuptial agreement is put into place is to provide protection of separate property, alimony/spousal maintenance, and the division of property.
Source: BrandonGalle.com