Prenuptial Agreements in Jackson
Helping You Safeguard Your Future
If you are planning to tie the knot, having a prenuptial agreement in place can help ensure that, no matter what the future holds, your interests will be protected. At Chinn & Associates, PC in Jackson, our family lawyer can walk you through the process of creating this important legal agreement, so you can achieve some peace of mind. You may never have to use your prenuptial agreement, but having one will help you and your spouse feel secure.
Reach out to our law office today at (601) 202-5594 to schedule a consultation with our attorney to start the process of creating a prenuptial agreement.
Do I Really Need a Prenup?
There is a misconception that prenuptial agreements are only for the wealthy. However, anyone can benefit from having a prenuptial agreement, regardless of the assets you have.
Below are some reasons why some may choose to create a prenuptial agreement:
- Spouses want to clarify their financial rights and responsibilities. Understanding your rights and responsibilities in a marriage can help minimize conflict and set clear expectations.
- Spouses want to protect themselves from each other’s debts.
- Spouses with children from previous marriages may want to ensure some of their property is passed onto them when they die. Without a prenuptial agreement, the surviving spouse may be able to claim most of that property, leaving very little for the kids.
- Most importantly, a prenuptial agreement will minimize conflict in a divorce. With much of the most contentious issues addressed and resolved in this important document, it will make the divorce process go a lot more smoothly and quickly, which is ultimately beneficial for everyone involved.
If your needs change years into the marriage, it is possible to make some modifications to the agreement as long as your spouse signs off on the changes.
Additionally, to ensure your prenuptial agreement is valid and legally enforceable, it is important not to include anything that can potentially invalidate it, such as child-related matters. Keep in mind that issues like child custody and child support are based on the best interests of the child and should not be included in a prenuptial agreement.
Schedule a Consultation to Get Started on Creating Your Prenuptial Agreement!
At Chinn & Associates, PC in Jackson, our experienced legal team is skilled in handling a variety of family law matters, including prenuptial agreements. You can rely on us to help smoothly guide you through this process. With our experienced attorney on your side, you can feel confident that you will be protected no matter what happens in your marriage.
Reach out to our law office today at (601) 202-5594 to schedule a consultation and get started on this important step for your future.
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