Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer in Long Island
Safeguard Your Assets in Marriage
Although prenuptial agreements were once used to protect the assets of a wealthy spouse in the event of a high net worth divorce, they are now used for a variety of reasons. In addition to outlining asset division, prenuptial agreements can also contain specifics on how estates, properties, debts, and marital responsibilities should be handled. At Hedayati Law Group P.C., we help spouses put together strong, clearly worded prenuptial agreements before their upcoming union.
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Why Draft a Prenuptial Agreement?
There are a number of reasons people decide to put together prenuptial agreements before marriage. Having a prenuptial agreement can give couples peace of mind, reduce unnecessary conflict down the road, and address how certain issues will be handled in the case of a divorce. You and your spouse may be able to use this agreement to avoid costly litigation when disputes arise.
A prenuptial agreement offers many benefits, including:
- Protecting the assets each party acquired before the union
- Protecting inheritances and business assets/interests
- Protecting joint assets outside of the marriage
- Protecting one spouse from the other's debts
- Clearly defining property distribution in the event of a divorce
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Of course, as Long Island family lawyers with 150+ years of combined experience, we understand that you are not entering a marriage with the expectation that it will end with a divorce; however, it is very important that you prepare properly for the possibility. In some cases, prenuptial agreements may be challenged or need to be modified. You will need an experienced Long Island divorce attorney on your side to help you create or modify the document carefully in order to ensure that it covers all the necessary terms and is legally binding.