Prenuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreements
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Catherine M. Real has decades of legal experience and she knows how to handle all legal
matters regarding marriage and divorce. Her firm can provide effective
counsel to those seeking to create a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement.
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Understanding a Prenuptial Agreement
A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed between two parties who are
intending to get married. The contract is enforceable under Florida Law
and is used to define each partners' rights and obligation during
marriage, separation, and/or divorce. These type of agreements are used
to avoid heated and costly legal battles by laying out each spouse's
rights prior to marriage. A prenuptial agreement can also serve as a way
to avoid equitable distribution in a divorce, providing the court with
instructions on how the assets should be split up between each individual.
When one partner is bringing more assets and finances into a marriage,
they make seek to protect their wealth and their relationship by creating
legal boundaries in these areas. Additionally, if you have children from
a previous marriage, you may wish to make an agreement that protects their
What is a post-nuptial agreement?
If a married couple wants to clearly define their rights within the marriage
and in the event of a divorce, they will need to create a post nuptial
You can include the following information in a post nuptial agreement:
- Child custody determinations
- Spousal support agreements
- Additional financial support
- Parenting time
Although entering into a prenuptial agreement is often not glamorous or
romantic, it's very important to consider drafting one to ensure your
rights are protected. If you would like to learn more about drafting a
pre or post nuptial agreement, be sure to
contact the firm's Tampa divorce attorney for counsel.