Postnuptial agreements can prevent disputes over money by forcing you and your spouse to agree upon financial matters before disputes arise. They also spell out what will happen if your marriage ends in divorce. Otherwise, you could find yourself enduring expensive litigation in the event of divorce.
POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM
ABQ NM POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
A postnuptial agreement performs the same functions as a prenuptial agreement, but it established after your marriage. Couples usually choose postnuptial agreements after a career change, a significant change in financial status or a substantial inheritance. Like prenuptial agreements, a postnuptial agreement can:
- Protect your assets.
- Avoid costly disputes in the event of divorce.
- Define marital property and separate property.
- Protect the interests of children from a previous marriage.
Properly drafted, a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can define your marriage and protect the interests of you and your spouse. With the guidance of an experienced lawyer, a postnuptial agreement can provide a practical, easy solution for preventing future disputes over financial issues.
At Terry & deGraauw, P.C., we assist couples in Albuquerque, New Mexico negotiate and draft prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. If you want to prevent financial problems as the circumstances of your marriage change, a postnuptial agreement is a great place to begin.
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It is important that your postnuptial agreement is detailed and clearly defined. Our attorneys can help you through the process of drafting a postnuptial agreement that works for you and your spouse. As postnuptial agreement attorneys, it is our job to help you establish the legal framework necessary for your agreement to hold up in Court.
Terry & deGraauw, P.C., is a law firm focused exclusively in the area of family law. To meet with one of our Albuquerque family law attorneys and discuss drafting your postnuptial agreement in New Mexico, contact us to schedule a consultation.