Can a Prenuptial Agreement Be Right for My Future Spouse and Me?

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If you are looking to get married, you may wonder what will happen to your assets after you tie the knot. Many people have heard of prenuptial agreements but aren’t sure of how they work and what they contain. You and your future spouse may have spoken about this and want to make sure that your assets are protected in the event of a divorce. Prenuptial agreements can be discussed with Sarasota Florida attorneys who can tell you all about how they function. If you need help drafting one, a family law lawyer in Sarasota, can assist you in that as well. At the Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell, we inform clients of what the law says about what can go into a prenuptial agreement.

Reasons to Create A Prenuptial Agreement


A prenuptial agreement is a document that outlines what will happen to a couple’s assets if they were to divorce. It also contains what has been agreed on spousal support and attorneys’ fees. A prenuptial agreement attorney in Sarasota FL will explain why the following are reasons to draft the agreement:

-You wish to have control of your businesses or property
-An asset is expected to be passed down through the family
-You want to carry out your estate plans as you have intended
-You don’t want to be responsible for your spouse’s debts
-You want to solely manage your plans for retirement

These agreements should be created with an attorney who can tell you what you’d be responsible for as you consider doing such a prenuptial agreement. Sarasota Florida family law attorneys can answer all of your questions and can also draft and/or review it.

If you need more guidance on drafting, enforcing, reviewing, or challenging a prenuptial agreement, then please contact the Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell at (941) 556-7020 to learn more.

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