When to Get a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements are designed to protect the separate, non-marital property of persons prior to their marriage. The purpose is to prevent a party from losing property they may have acquired prior to marriage in a subsequent divorce. Pre-nuptial agreements are generally a good idea for persons marrying later in life who have acquired assets, or alternatively, for any person who has acquired substantial assets. Our family law and divorce lawyers at Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. will take the time to fully explain the process for preparing the pre-nuptial agreement.

Identifying separate ownership of interests in a prenuptial agreement is critical should you want to retain ownership of said assets in the event of a divorce. When assets are combined, they are by default deemed as marital assets by the court. Contact an attorney experienced in the matters of prenuptial agreements by calling Brydon, Swearengen, and England today.

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