Prenuptial agreements are beneficial to many couples entering a marriage. These contracts establish each partner’s property rights and financial responsibilities during marriage and in the event of a divorce or death. By addressing these matters prior to marriage, future spouses can lay the foundation for a solid future.
There are several situations in which partners choose to take advantage of a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement can address nearly any contingency and asset or property a person has a legal interest in. Prenuptial agreements are especially valuable to those who:
Premarital agreements are favored by couples who marry past fifty years of age. Those who bring substantial assets to a marriage often prefer economic predictability when they choose to marry.
A prenuptial agreement becomes valid upon marriage. To be valid and enforceable, an Arizona prenuptial agreement must be:
The Arizona family court can decline to uphold the provisions of a prenuptial agreement for several reasons. These include the following:
Arizona limits the scope of prenuptial agreements. Arizona prenuptial agreements can designate marital responsibilities, specify household duties and financial obligations, and dictate whether there will be children of the marriage.
The following are also permitted in prenuptial agreements in the state:
Do not risk having your prenuptial agreement set aside by the court. Speak with the experienced Chandler prenuptial agreement attorney at Wilson-Goodman Law Group, PLLC, before attempting to write your own prenuptial provisions.
At Wilson-Goodman Law Group, PLLC, our dedicated and driven to protect your legal interests prior to your marriage and in any significant life event. Call or contact our office today to schedule a confidential consultation with a legal professional.