What a Prenuptial Agreement
can do for you?
There are a number of things
that a prenuptial agreement
in Atlanta can do for you and
your partner. You should be
aware of these before you enter
into a marriage or domestic
partnership. A good
agreement can make married life a lot easier and it should
definitely be considered.
Some of the things that a prenup can do for you and your spouse
● Protect a business or other property from future court action
and legal battles over divorce.
● Ensure that legal conflicts over property and money will be
settled through arbitration rather than a costly court battle.
● Ensure that you will not be held responsible for your
spouse’s debts if you divorce.
● Keep your spouse from stopping you from leaving money or
property to somebody else through your will.
● Keep creditors from coming after you to collect debts that
your ex spouse incurred.
● Keep your spouse from claiming ownership of your business
or interfering in its operations.
● Determine the amount of alimony that will be paid.
● Protect retirement investments and savings from legal
action by your ex spouse.
● Protect any intellectual property rights that you hold or are
entitled to from your ex spouse.
● Make sure communal property is disposed of or divided in a
This means that persons with a lot of money or property and
business owners should definitely consider getting a marriage
prenuptial agreement. Anybody who has a large amount of
investments, real estate, intellectual property rights or savings
should undoubtedly look into one.
To make sure the agreement is binding and will protect you, you
will need to work with an experienced family law attorney. Such
an attorney can help you draw up a prenup that is valid, legal and
effective. That way you can have the protection you need and
protect your spouse’s rights as well.
There are also some things that prenuptial agreements generally
cannot cover these include:
● Child support
● Child Custody
● Visitation rights
● Education and other specific details about raising children.
An experienced lawyer can tell you what you can and cannot
include in the prenup. That way you won’t waste time writing one
that contains instructions that are not legally binding. More
importantly you will know that the agreement will hold up in
court and will provide you and your spouse with the protection
that you need.
Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC of Atlanta
2973 Hardman Court Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305