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Pre-nuptial / Post-nuptial Agreements Attorney

A marital agreement is a contract between spouses or future spouses. It defines rights and responsibilities in the event that the marriage eventually results in a divorce. To be effective, the agreement must be in writing. Call the Law Offices of Ryan B. Addison for help.

Basic Requirements for a Prenup to Be Considered Valid

  • The agreement must be completed before marriage.
  • The agreement must be written, not oral.
  • Both parties must enter into the agreement voluntarily.
  • Both parties must provide full and fair disclosure of assets and debts.
  • Both parties must sign the agreement in front of a witness and the agreement must be notarized.
  • Each party should have his or her own prenuptial lawyer to prepare and review the agreement.

20 Reasons Why You Should Have a Prenup

  • Make plans while you are most happy together.
  • Address debt obligations.
  • A divorce can lead to financial ruin.
  • A prenup protects victims who are blindsided by divorce.
  • It can protect a business.
  • Settle potential alimony issues in a formal agreement.
  • Get a better understanding of your spouse's needs, goals, and concerns before marriage.
  • A prenup can ensure the marriage is about the relationship, not the assets.
  • A prenup can protect a financially weaker partner.
  • You are remarrying.
  • You want to protect a specific asset.
  • You want to give up something for your spouse.
  • Build a firm foundation for marriage.
  • A prenup allows both spouses to leave a marriage that isn't working.
  • It can reduce pressure on the relationship.
  • It protects both spouses from an unfair settlement.
  • It takes the vengeance out of divorce.
  • It avoids the drawn-out legal battle.
  • It doesn't need to be awkward or embarrassing.
  • To prevent your partner from overturning your estate plan.

If you need help with setting up a pre-nuptial agreement then please get in touch Attorney Addison today!

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Davie County

157 N. Main Street Mocksville, NC 27028

336-936-9067

Monday - Thursday: 8am-4pm | Friday: 8am-12pm


Rowan County

315 N. Main Street Salisbury, NC 28144

704-603-4275

Monday - Thursday: 8am-4pm | Friday: 8am-12pm