New York Postnuptial Agreement Attorney
Family Lawyer Serving Long Island
A postnuptial agreement is a contract which a couple enters into after
their marriage in order to settle such matters as
property division and even child
support in the event of a
separation agreement or
divorce. A postnuptial agreement is similar to a
prenuptial agreement in many ways, except that it is entered into after a couple has already
New York family law attorney if you are interested in drafting a postnuptial agreement. Our team can
answer your questions about this topic and help you determine whether
this is the best option for you, what issues to address and how to create
it in such a way as to ensure that your interests are protected should
you and your spouse divorce or separate. A postnuptial agreement can help
ensure your peace of mind regarding your assets and property, as well
as you and your spouse’s financial security in the event that anything
should happen to either of you or to your marriage.
Postnuptial Agreements in New York
Postnuptial agreements can provide a number of benefits to both spouses.
Not only will a postnuptial agreement outline what should happen in the
case of a divorce or separation, thus avoiding a great deal of problems
at a later date, but a postnuptial agreement can take a great deal of
pressure from a marriage and give both spouses confidence in their future
arrangements. These types of agreements must be fair when entered into
and also at the time it is being enforced. This takes careful planning
with a lawyer.
Generally speaking, for a postnuptial agreement to be valid, it must be
in writing, must be voluntarily agreed to by both parties, must have full
and fair disclosure at the time of the agreement and must be executed
before a notary public.
Contact an attorney at our firm today if you are considering a post-marital
agreement and need legal assistance.