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Monroe Prenuptial Agreements

Monroe Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer

Rech Law, P.C. Provides Marital Agreement Services to Union County

More and more people are discovering the benefits of prenuptial agreements. When well-drafted with the help of experienced legal professionals, like ours at Rech Law, P.C., a prenuptial agreement is mutually beneficial and can help couples get on the same page regarding their finances and expectations for the marriage. Ultimately, a prenuptial agreement has the potential to strengthen your bond and establish a strong foundation for your marriage.

So, is a prenuptial agreement right for you? Call Rech Law, P.C. to find out! If you live in the areas of Monroe, Waxhaw, Weddington, or Indian Trail, we can discuss your situation and help you identify if a prenup would benefit you. We will also advise you of any potential drawbacks to having a prenup in place so that you can make an informed decision.

Are you looking for help drafting a prenuptial agreement? Send us a message online or call our law firm at (704) 228-4488.

Prenuptial Agreements Can Be Incredibly Beneficial to Both Parties

When you hear the words "prenuptial agreement," what do you think of? Most people see prenuptial agreements as a means to protect someone's money from an enterprising spouse who may only be interested in them for their money. Though they have had a bad reputation in the past, prenuptial agreements are a way for a couple to plan for the future.

In a prenup, you can identify what will happen to your property and assets in the event of death or divorce. Many couples also use a prenuptial agreement to plan how any debts either party brings to the marriage will be handled. You can also use a prenuptial agreement to set aside an inheritance for any previous children you have.

Though this is not something you want to think about, being prepared for the unexpected can give you peace of mind. In the event the marriage ends, you and your former spouse will use the prenuptial agreement to help guide the divorce process. With a prenuptial agreement in place, you and your spouse will not have to fight over divorce terms, and instead, the divorce process can proceed more smoothly.

What Can't You Do with a Prenup?

Prenuptial agreements are indeed incredibly versatile legal documents. However, they are not unlimited. There are several things that you cannot accomplish with a prenuptial agreement. Additionally, though the court will likely recognize and uphold a legally valid prenuptial agreement, there are cases in which they won't. For example, if the prenuptial agreement overwhelmingly disadvantages one party, the courts may not uphold it.

Things that cannot be included in a prenup include:

  • Child custody
  • Child support

Both future spouses must sign prenuptial agreements, which will then go into effect after the wedding. If the marriage never takes place, the prenuptial agreement remains invalid.

Why You Need an Attorney

Many couples can benefit from a prenuptial agreement, regardless of whether they come into the marriage with a large estate or nothing. If you and your future spouse plan on having a prenuptial agreement, you each should secure legal representation. It is recommended that each party have their own legal counsel when drafting a prenuptial agreement to ensure that their best interests are being represented.

Rech Law, P.C. is well-versed in North Carolina's marital agreement laws, and we can provide full guidance throughout the process. Our law firm has helped countless couples across Union County draft strong prenuptial agreements. We are ready to use our experience to help you and your future spouse.

To schedule a consultation with one of our Monroe prenuptial agreement lawyers, call (704) 228-4488 or contact us online.


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