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Newport Beach Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreement Lawyers

Experienced Help Creating Marital Agreements

For any number of reasons, a couple may choose to enter into a contract prior to marriage to deal with issues that may arise at the time of divorce. We call these marriage contracts Prenuptial Agreements, Prenuptial Contracts, Premarital Agreements, or “Pre-Nups.” The content of such a contract may vary greatly depending on the needs and goals of the parties.

You can create a marital agreement after you are married as well. This is called a Postnuptial Contract or a Postnuptial Agreement. If you have a prenuptial agreement and have been married for a long time, your circumstances may have changed and the original document may no longer be viable. It's not a bad idea to update to a postnuptial agreement.

At Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, our family law attorneys in Newport Beach have decades of experience creating prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Call us today at (949) 229-8546.

Why Create a Marital Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements make sense in some situations and not others. Below are a few cases in which prenuptial agreements may be considered:

  • Establishing a set of rights and duties for property (can be pre-marital property or marital property) and financial obligations
  • When one or both parties own a business
  • If either party carries a significant amount of debt
  • When one or both parties own real estate
  • Have inherited or expect to inherit assets
  • The parties own more than $50,000 in assets
  • One or both parties previously married or have children from another arrangement

These agreements can be very valuable in streamlining and simplifying the issues in the event of a dissolution and allow parties to agree on their own rules to govern such issues as property division and characterization.

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While the subject of a Premarital Agreement may be uncomfortable, these contracts can save one a lot of time and heartache in the event of a divorce. The law related to Premarital Contracts or Agreements is specific and complex, so it is important for both parties to have knowledgeable counsel in drafting and negotiating the contract.

Call the experienced Newport Beach family law attorneys of Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara today at (949) 229-8546.

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