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June 29, 2021

Pros and Cons of a Prenuptial Agreement

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Pros and Cons of a Prenuptial Agreement

In recent years, more and more people are starting to turn to prenuptial agreements. This foresight can give a new couple the peace of mind they need to build a new life together.  But what are the pros and cons of a prenuptial agreement?

Firstly, we will talk about the pros:
1.SAFETY

Suppose a partner has assets that they would like to protect or who wants to make sure that they will not lose them in case of a divorce. The prenuptial agreement will provide that.

 2.BUSINESSES ARE PROTECTED

If one partner owns a business, a prenuptial can protect it too! It can include many business assets in your prenuptial agreement. In case of a divorce, the business will remain unaffected.

 3.PROTECTING YOUR CHILDREN

Do you ask yourself how? If one partner has a child from a previous marriage, for example, if an agreement is not in place,  any assets could end up going to their spouse. They can be included in the prenuptial agreement to make sure that they inherit the assets.

On the other hand, the cons are:
1.DISTRUST

If the couple is not on the same page regarding this type of agreement, it can create a certain level of distrust in the relationship. Both people must be aware of the positives and negatives of the prenup before they sign it because if not, it can affect the marriage or make it fail.

2.THE FEELING THAT THE MARRIAGE IS GOING TO FAIL

Nobody wants to marry with the thought of what happens if that marriage fails, but the divorce rate is increasing. Not everyone understands the feeling of protection that a prenuptial agreement can give you.

Thinking about setting a prenuptial agreement? Contact Reppucci & Roeder Today!

The family law experts at Reppucci & Roeder can help you every step of the way. Set up a free consultation by calling 480-300-6012 today!

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