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?
Limit of Debt Liability – personal or business loans, gambling, credit cards, and other obligations.
- 5-10% of American marrying Americans seek a prenuptial agreement.
- 15% of people who have been through a divorce regret not having a prenuptial agreement in place.
- 44% of singles believe that having a prenuptial agreement is a good idea before entering into a marriage.
- 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.