While no one likes to think that divorce may be in their future, it's important to have a plan in case divorce does become your reality. Whether you are making sure your bases are covered before getting married or after - there are important things that you can do to plan ahead.
Prenuptial agreements or pre-nups can be a very hard topic to bring up, but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't bring it up to avoid an uncomfortable conversation. Prenuptial agreements have many benefits, to both parties actually, but they seem to have a bad rap. There is an assumption that when you ask for a prenup, you don't have faith that the marriage will work out. This is why you need to be strategic when bringing up the idea to get your future spouse on board because you can't force anyone to sign a prenuptial agreement.
Getting married in Jefferson County means you are entering into a binding contract, which is a big decision. While it's not fun to think about the what-ifs, it's important to have all your ducks in a row to make sure you are protected no matter what situation you find yourself in. This is where a prenuptial agreement comes into place. Some feel guilty even considering asking about a pre-nup, worrying that their partner will think they are planning for the marriage not to work or that they are having second thoughts. But, honestly, a prenuptial agreement is an added layer of protection for both parties and if you can remove the emotionality behind it, it's a smart legal move.
Prenuptial agreements are an important necessity for many couples before they take the next step in their relationship and get married. Prenups have a negative connotation - many people see a prenuptial agreement as a sign that there is a lack of trust in the relationship or that one party assumes the marriage will fail. However, these agreements should be seen as a practical way to protect both you and your future spouse. It leaves nothing to chance - so everyone is on the same page and knows exactly what to expect. But, that doesn't mean that you should just sign one blindly, without making sure that you are truly protected.
I recently read an article about 'celebrity' Rob Kardashian and allegations of revenge porn that brought up a conversation about social media prenups. So, let's look at what a social media prenup is and how it differs from the usual prenuptial agreement. Remember, an experienced Wheat Ridge Divorce and Family Law Attorney can lead you through all the different premarital agreement options and topics in order to make sure your prenups protects you fully. Prenuptial agreements are also called antenuptial agreements and premarital agreements.
Generally, when people think about prenuptial agreements, they assume a person is either very wealthy, a celebrity, or both. However, prenuptial agreements, or premarital agreements as it is called in the Jefferson County Courts, can be beneficial for any couple entering into a marriage. Let's look at what prenups do and why you might consider entering into one.