You May Wish to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement

You decided to get married and forgo the prenuptial agreement. The topic can be a sensitive issue, but you also have to consider your own protection. Even if you didn’t sign a prenuptial agreement, there is the option of signing a postnuptial agreement. These may be useful in scenarios such as if your spouse launches a business, if a job or income changes, or if the spouse commits adultery.

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There are additional reasons to consider a postnuptial agreement. Money disagreements are a tricky subject. This topic requires communication and willingness to cooperate. If you’re frequently having heated arguments involving money during the marriage, there is a strong possibility that you won’t be able to easily agree on how to divide finances during the divorce.

Speaking of money, if your spouse has significant debt, you may not wish to be liable for it should you decide to go your separate ways. A postnuptial agreement means you’ll have some peace of mind knowing who exactly is responsible for taking care of certain debts if the marriage comes to an end.

This update is by Miami family law firm Rafool, LLC. We have a strong reputation throughout Florida and we have numerous years of experience representing clients involved in complex divorce cases as well as other family law matters. Should you have any domestic or family issue, we are here to assist you by providing educated advice and skilled, professional advocacy. Call 305-567-9400 to speak with one of our Miami divorce lawyers.

This information is provided for educational or informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.