James R. Schaffer, P.A.

A prenuptial agreements effect on one’s life

| Aug 22, 2019 | Prenuptial Agreements |

Florida residents who are planning on getting married usually only focus on the positives that will occur after the ceremony is over. There is always a good reason for this sort of optimism, but, in some respects, it is also a good idea to be cautious. Some residents will consider how a prenuptial agreement may be applicable in their upcoming marriage.

How will a prenuptial agreement effect one’s life? Well, for starters, these agreements are intended to help protect the individuals, primarily from a financial standpoint, when they are about to get married. Granted, the agreement will only become applicable in the worst-case scenario, but having a prenuptial agreement in place can help with the property division process of a divorce, should such an end to the marriage occur.

Of course, the prospect of discussing the potential terms of a prenuptial agreement with your soon-to-be spouse is not exactly appealing. But, with the right approach, it can be easier to understand that a prenuptial agreement is all about making sure that important decisions are made well ahead of when, or if, they are actually needed. If the agreement is never needed, obviously that it the best-case result.

At our law firm, we do our best to help our clients discuss prenuptial agreements and the potential terms in a way that shows the real impact such an agreement can have on their lives. We know our clients have questions, and we strive to provide answers. For more information about how we attempt to help Florida residents, please visit the prenuptial agreement overview section of our law firm’s website.