You have a skilled family law attorney review what you are signing. You
must protect yourself and get what you are entitled to in the event of
As a seasoned family law attorney and prenuptial agreement specialist with
over 35 years experience, I can help!
Fall season is the perfect time for a beautiful wedding! You’ve got
the cool crisp weather and stunning fall foliage. What better time of
year to say “I do!”
Many couples will be walking down the aisle over the next few months and
they are calling me about prenuptial agreements. Often a couple, about
to enter a marriage, will contact me to draft a prenuptial agreement and
others for me to review a prenuptial agreement.
A prenuptial agreement, commonly referred to as a prenup, is a written
contract you and your spouse enter into before you get married. A prenup
can outline what will happen to your finances and assets during your marriage
and also what will happen in the event of divorce!
A prenuptial agreement forces couples to have in-depth conversations about
uncomfortable, but significant marital issues. Couples will discuss income,
assets, in what religion to raise children, family business ownership,
and planning for inheritance. These are just a few important topics that
are brought to the forefront.
These agreements can be fair when the individuals are reasonable. This
is another opportunity to speak now or forever hold your peace. You will
learn a lot about your spouse’s thoughts, generosity and reasonableness
from what’s proposed in a prenuptial agreement.
It’s important to keep in mind whoever selects the attorney to draft
the agreement may have an advantage. That is why the other party should
take the draft to an attorney of their choosing to carefully review the
agreement and protect their interests. It’s important to discuss
and be aware of what a spouse would be entitled to in the event of a divorce
without such an agreement and what you could be giving up.
When a client asks me to review a prenuptial agreement that has been drafted
by an attorney chosen by their partner, I look very carefully not only
at what has been included, but also at
what has been excluded!
When I review prenuptial agreements, I often find some very important issues
are left out.
Some examples are:
- estate rights
- spousal support
- marital property
- share of a business or professional practice
- income during marriage
- possession of the marital residence
It’s also important to know what you as a spouse would normally be
entitled to in a divorce and what you are being asked to give up in the
agreement. Is signing this prenuptial agreement in your best interest?
Let me help you answer that question!
If you are about to sign a prenuptial agreement and want a thorough review
to insure all your rights are protected in case of divorce, don’t
sign that agreement until you call me and I can walk you through all the
“do’s” and “don’ts.”
As a skilled family law attorney and prenuptial agreement specialist, I
have been drafting and reviewing prenuptial agreements for over 35 years
and will make sure you are protected.
Call now to schedule your free one hour consultation and I will educate
you on what should be included in your prenuptial agreement.
Call New York Divorce Lawyer Lois Brenner right now to have your prenuptial
agreement reviewed! Don’t sign that prenuptial agreement until you do!
Schedule your free 1 hour consultation right now! 212.734.1551