Use a prenuptial agreement as a tool to strengthen your marriage

By |2022-04-06T15:12:37+00:0001 Jun 2018|Categories: Prenuptial Agreements|


The prenuptial agreement is something that is often misunderstood. Some people think of it as something that you only ask for if you think the marriage is doomed. The truth is that a prenup is a valuable tool that can set the stage for your financial future as a married couple.

These agreements come with clear terms about the status of assets. This means that both parties know what will happen if there is a split. There aren’t any questions about the items in the agreement. For some people, such as those who are getting a family inheritance, the prenup’s terms can take the stress out of worrying that they will lose heirlooms.

We know that this might be a touchy subject in some marriages, but it is important for engaged couples to remember that they can use these to strengthen their union. Both parties must have the time to consider the terms of the agreement before they sign it. This means you should get things moving as soon as possible. Don’t assume that you can present it to the other party the day before the wedding.

When you are trying to decide if you need a prenuptial agreement, you must think about where your finances might be in the future. If you are thinking of starting a business or plan on amassing assets, you and your future spouse might benefit from an agreement.

There are some matters that can’t be covered in a prenuptial agreement. These include matters related to child custody and support. You have to handle these at the time of the divorce, so don’t worry about them right now.

About the Author:

Dorie Anne Rogers - The Law Offices of Dorie A. Rogers, APC
Dorie A. Rogers, a Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California, has been an attorney since 1981 with an exclusive family law practice located in Orange County. She is accepting dissolution cases with support and property issues including the use of forensics to ascertain business value, community interests and to establish monthly case flow analysis. Ms. Rogers has substantial experience in high conflict custody litigation involving sophisticated psychological issues. She drafts premarital and postmarital agreement designed to define and establish parties' separate and community property interests. Paternity cases and domestic violence matters are considered part of her practice. Ms. Rogers is a court-approved and court-appointed to represent minor children.Ms. Rogers consults with individuals concerned about entering or exiting a relationship. She advises effective strategies for dissolution or premarital planning. Knowledge is power and good planning affords better results.Specialties: Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California
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