Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements in Maine
You can set limits and gudlines with a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement which will help you to identify and protect the rights and family property each partner. Electing to use these agreement may be an emotional process but it doesn't need to be. With proper handeling an experienced lawyer can introduce, a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement as a positive solution that can prevent future disputes or unfavorable situations.
Our family law attorneys have extensive experience helping New York couples with all of the legal details of establishing prenuptial agreements. A well-drafted prenuptial agreements can help you:
- Protect your assets
- Avoid costly disputes in the event of a divorce
- Define marital and separate property
- Protect the interests of children from a previous marriage
- Define future alimony and maintenance payments and obligations
A postnuptial agreement can perform many of the same functions as a prenuptial agreement, but it is established after the marriage. Circumstances that may lead a couple to pursue a postmarital agreement include:
- Significant change in your financial status
- Career change
- Substantial inheritance
Whatever type of agreement you are pursuing, it is important to make sure it is detailed and unambiguous. Our goal in these matters is to help our clients establish a legal framework for future stability and prosperity.
We can help you pursue solutions that protect your assets and spare you from unnecessary liability or legal dispute in the future. Contact us at 207-667-0483 to speak with an experienced family law attorney.