Today, we need to be able to protect what we have and it is better when there is law force so any legal action or lawsuit can be filed when something come up and it can lead to serious issues. Marriage is under the law and any matters related it can be connected to the law and regulation. Prenuptial agreement is one of thing that popularly created by people who consider getting married. Something can come up along the marriage and each party must be able to keep the properties, assets and rights. You and your spouse own rights and obligation as well as responsibility during the marriage therefore knowing them in details and official will be good for you and your spouse.
Prenuptial agreement also refers to premarital agreement or separate property agreement. It is an agreement made by a couple about rights of property, assets, liabilities and expenses and what will be in joint responsibility after legally married. After the marriage is legalized, individual properties will be own together between you and your spouse. If the bad scenario happens and the separation or divorce then filed, the ownership of those things will be back to the individual rights as well anything that be acquired together will be under proprietorship of the agreed parties as what mentioned in the agreement. The agreement helps protecting yourself and your spouse dealing with the properties and will remain no hassle or dispute.
You are suggested to create prenuptial agreement if you are in the condition as the following:
• You and your lover consider getting married
• You possess significant property amount
• You have been married before
• You have children from the previous marriage
Properties and children are important to get protection because it relates to the proprietorship and the life of some people. Marriage will be about financial event. Marriage will make the properties in joint ownership that means all matters and responsibility will be bore together. If the marriage ends the ownership will be separated and become the individual ownership again. During marriage there will be some items that acquired and possessed together such as purchase or debts. If you have prenuptial agreement, when separation happens, the responsibility will be charged to the doer. Having agreement that is legal, you and your spouse will be protected in the financial and asset proprietorship without remaining dispute because both parties have agreed.
Below is one sample of this kind of agreement. Download and use it to understand more about it. If you want to create your own agreement, please consult your own lawyer to make sure that your interests is being written inside and you will get fully protected.
Prenuptial Agreement Template (36.5 KiB, 485 hits)