If you are planning to get married, you likely have a lot of hopes and dreams about the future. You may even be thinking of ways to protect your future, but are unsure of how to discuss the possibility of creating a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse. Prenuptial agreements have a substantial amount of stigma attached to them and many perceive them as a sign that the marriage is doomed for failure. However, this is one of the most responsible steps a couple can take on their path to marital bliss. Continue reading to find out how you can address this matter with your future spouse.
How to Talk About Creating a Prenuptial Agreement
The most important aspect of discussing a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse is time. You need to give your partner plenty of time to consider the information you discuss and avoid pressuring your future spouse into making a fast decision.
You should also discuss the benefits a prenuptial agreement will have for both of you. A prenuptial agreement can be a collaborative effort that you and your future spouse can work on together. Creating this important legal document as a team will also allow you to develop a better understanding of what is most important to both of you.
When spouses get divorced, they tend not to have each other’s best interests at heart. By distinguishing the difference between marital and separate property now when your relationship is in a good place, you can both ensure that, regardless of what happens in the future, your respective assets and interests will be protected. It might not sound like a romantic notion, but creating a prenuptial together can benefit both you and your spouse.
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Before you take your trip down the aisle, you and your future spouse should consider creating a prenuptial agreement to protect your future. At Ford & Friedman our team of family law attorneys can guide you through the process of creating an effective prenuptial agreement that protects your interests. You may never have to use it, but knowing that it is there can help give you and your spouse peace of mind.
Reach out to our law office today at (702) 904-9898 to set up an initial case evaluation with one of our experienced family law attorneys to get started on creating a prenuptial agreement.