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What can and cannot be included in a prenup?

Marriage can be complex. Nowadays, when two people decide to get married, it is a huge operation. However, the union itself is simple. Two individuals are bound legally. This can sound rather worrisome, as many couples enter the union with valuable assets of their own. However, there are ways to address this, such as including a prenuptial agreement in the marriage.

Helping you understand the benefits of a prenuptial agreement

Every marriage is different. Some couples just dive into the process, believing that their love is strong enough to keep their marriage going. Others seek to talk things out before entering their union. And even some prefer to take the time to talk things out and plan for the future and if the marriage ends in divorce. Although it is not a romantic topic to discuss before marriage, deciding on a prenuptial agreement can help the couple address potential divorce issues if the marriage fails.

How can a prenuptial agreement protect a business?

Getting married is usually a carefully thought out and planned event. Even if it is a spur of the moment courthouse wedding, spouses think about what it means to be married. For some, this thought comes into play long before the wedding ceremony. And, because of this, spouses may consider what kind of role marital agreements might have. A prenuptial agreement may be a beneficial document to consider prior to a couple's union.

Why you should consider a prenuptial agreement

The holidays are now behind us and the New Year is here. There is no better time than now to consider ways to protect yourself and your finances. When it comes to romantic conversations, nothing is less romantic than talking about including a prenuptial agreement in a marriage. However, the benefits of a prenup can be tremendous, making it a vital topic to discuss.

How do you know if you need a prenuptial agreement?

Getting married is an overwhelming and emotional time for couples in Texas and elsewhere. The excitement of the process, along with the costs associated with it, can be a lot to take in. Thus, it is often not an ideal time to bring up the possibility of a future divorce. It is certainly not romantic to discuss divorce before a marriage has begun. However, the reality remains that roughly half of all marriages end in divorce.

Myths about prenuptial agreements

Getting married is a big deal to some couples. It can be a lifelong goal, and when the big day finally comes, all their dreams can come true. One thing that is not part of their dream is divorce. While it may not be a desired life event, the reality is that it can happen. Because of this, many married couples take steps to help protect him or herself in case their marriage does not last.

Assistance in planning prenuptial agreements

To many, planning and preparing for a wedding is a joyful and exciting time. For others, it is a stressful time where too many people put pressure on them to make a single day perfect. No matter where a person falls on the spectrum, it is important to consider your legal rights going into a marriage. A marriage is a legal contract, and spouses to-be should consider what it really means to enter into a marriage. One may want to protect certain assets or property, making it vital that a prenuptial agreement be considered.

Are millennials proponents of prenups?

Deciding to get married is still an exciting event, even though millennial tend to marry later in life than the previous generation did. Whether a person is in their 20's, 30's or 40's, there are many issues to consider. Each spouse brings to the table their own property, assets and debts. Thus, it is vital more than ever to get full financial disclosure before tying the knot. This can cause a marrying couple to consider what is best for them and if it is necessary to protect their assets.

Why are so many millennials getting prenups?

Young or old, single individuals in Texas and elsewhere are likely thrilled to announce that they are getting married. But next comes the stressful step of planning and preparing for the wedding. One step in the wedding prep process is growing in popularity. Because we do not know what the future will bring, including a prenuptial agreement is a great way to protect oneself in the event of a divorce.

Reasons why a prenuptial agreement can be invalidated

Previous posts here have highlighted the details of a prenuptial agreement. Specifically, what exactly can be contained in this marital agreement and what cannot. There are many things that can be contained in a prenup. However, if the document is not properly executed, this could invalidate the document even if all the terms are lawful. It is important that either party to a prenup understands what can invalidate a prenuptial agreement.