A prenuptial agreement can drastically simplify your divorce proceedings, allowing you and your ex to separate amicably and move on with your lives. However, it is always important to remember that a prenup is a legal agreement, and there are certain standards it must fulfill to be valid. Trusting that a prenuptial agreement will fully protect you in a divorce can be a huge mistake, as these agreements can be made null and void in certain situations.
This is the final post in my series discussing how to know if a premarital agreement is the right decision for your marriage. Throughout this series I have discussed several individual scenarios that are common catalysts for one spouse to seek a premarital agreement. The topics we have discussed include:
This is the next post in my series discussing how to know if a premarital agreement is the right decision for your pending marriage. My last post discussed how to bring up the topic of a marital contract with your future partner. In this post I will look at the other perspective by discussing how to react if your partner requests that you sign a premarital agreement.
This is the next post in my series on how to decide if a prenuptial agreement is right for your marriage. My last post discussed why a prenup is often a necessary document when a business is involved. In this post, I will be discussing how to bring up the subject of a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse.
This is the next post on when to consider signing a prenuptial agreement in California. My last post discussed how a couple can protect themselves if one spouse is in danger of filing for bankruptcy. In this post, I will discuss why a prenuptial agreement should be considered when one individual owns a business.
This is the next post in my series on when to consider a prenuptial agreement prior to a California marriage. My last post discussed tax planning issues that can be impacted with a prenuptial agreement. In this post, I will be discussing why a prenup is a smart decision if your future spouse has a great deal of individual debt.
There is nothing less romantic than tax planning. However, if you are planning a wedding then you may save a substantial amount of money in the long run by meeting with a financial advisor to discuss tax issues. My last post provided an overview of prenuptial laws in California and briefly touched on reasons why San Diego couples may choose to sign a prenuptial agreement. In this post I will discuss how a prenuptial agreement may be a necessary part of your pre-marital tax planning.
This is the first post in my new series Deciding Whether a California Prenuptial Agreement is Right for You. While entering into some form of a prenuptial agreement is becoming increasingly common (10% of all married couples have a legal agreement) many couples are unsure if a pre-marriage contract is right for them. Many couples worry that their partner will see a prenuptial agreement as a form of doubt in the relationship. Other couples think that because they do not have expensive assets then they do not need to worry about their financial future. But what many couples do not realize is that having a prenuptial agreement can not only protect one partner, but the couple’s finances, in certain situations.