Post Nuptial Agreement Attorney in NYC
Why create a postnuptial agreement?
A postnuptial agreement is a contract between spouses who wish to clearly
define any issues that they feel need to be formalized. Circumstances
can change during a marriage creating the need for such an agreement.
It is common for individuals to marry more than once, and each marriage
can have issues that need to be addressed, such as financial matters regarding
business interests and children of an earlier marriage.
NYC family law attorneys at H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C., have years of shared experience
in family law. You need an agreement that will stand up in the case of a future
divorce or death.
Retaining the legal services of a NYC divorce attorney will ensure every
potential problem has been predicted and addressed in the agreement.
Post Nuptial Agreements in NYC
Marriage is a contract which encompasses economic and social obligations.
In today's world it is not uncommon to have a blended family with
the complex obligations and challenges this brings. There may be issues
such as a business using marital property as collateral for a loan, or
personal inheritance funds used to update a family home.
When couples are stressed about finances, business obligations and spending
habits, a post nuptial agreement can be invaluable. Some issues that can
be covered in a post nuptial agreement include:
- The disposition of a business in the event of a divorce or death;
- What property is held individually in the marriage;
- What property is held jointly;
- What debts were brought into the marriage and how will they be settled
in a divorce;
- How are the earnings spent;
- Any issues involving supporting children not of the marriage such as college
tuition, private school;
- What investments belong to the individuals and which are jointly held?
A post nuptial agreement can be very stabilizing for a marriage. It takes
great skill to guide the partners through the process as well as a deep
understanding of family law. We would be happy to provide you with an
initial meeting about your concerns.
Contact us to get started with your postnuptial agreement. It can be finalized in
a few short weeks and give you many years of peace of mind.