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Posts tagged "Prenuptial Agreements"

Prenups are becoming more and more popular

Prenuptial agreements used to be something that the average person never considered. They carried a bit of a stigma, for one thing, and some people felt that just bringing it up was offensive. They were also mostly used by the wealthy, as they had more at stake.

A prenup without full disclosure may be invalid

If you're thinking of signing a prenuptial agreement with your spouse, make sure that you fully disclose all of your assets and all of your debts. That means everything you own, all the money in your savings, anything you have in investments, any business ownership percentages and all the rest. If you have financial policies like a pension or a life insurance plan, you want to disclose these, as well.

People should consider a prenuptial agreement

Couples getting married in Texas should explore the possibility of a prenuptial agreement and how it can help them. While these agreements may not be the right thing for everyone, they can provide valuable protection for people entering a marriage under certain circumstances. Although one may not want to enter a marriage planning ahead for its possible dissolution, it is sensible and can help protect one or both of the spouses.

Challenging a prenuptial agreement in Texas

Many Texas residents who sign prenuptial agreements believe that their actions are irrevocable and that such agreements cannot be amended or challenged. While the legal reasons for such actions are limited, anyone who is thinking about enforcing a prenuptial agreement or resisting such an action should be aware of the potential infirmities that may lead to a judgment that the agreement is invalid.

An overview of prenuptial agreements in Texas

Most residents of Texas who are considering marriage may also be wondering about signing a prenuptial agreement. The mere act of signing such a contract seems contrary to the emotions of love and affection that are generally thought to characterize the marital celebration. Nevertheless, a prenuptial agreement can be a valuable aid in preserving those feelings as the marriage progresses.

The benefits of prenuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements are commonly associated with only the wealthy, but our readers should know that these agreements can provide benefits to almost any couple entering a marriage. There are many benefits of prenuptial agreements for couples to be familiar with, which is why couples should be aware of this important legal resource and how it can help them.

How can prenups address a business?

Many entrepreneurs in Dallas, before finding love, grow a successful and profitable business. So, when these individuals do decide to get married, one step they may want to take is to execute a prenuptial agreement, known as a premarital agreement in Texas, to protect the business they spent so many months or years cultivating.