Prenuptial & Cohabitation Agreements
These agreements are contracts made between unmarried couples (cohabitants) or engaged couples (soon to be married). The contract sets out each individual's assets and debts, and how the property will be divided if the marriage ends.
More on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements:
- Often times people fear that bringing up the word "prenup" may create a rift in their relationship. However, more often than not, just the opposite is true
- Talking to your partner ahead of time regarding finances, property and marital asset management is a wise decision and can help nurture healthy communication throughout the relationship
- We also look at spousal support, inheritance and dependent children
- You can also draft a postnuptial agreement which is similar to a prenuptial but since you are married, your assets could already be considered marital property
- Even if you and your spouse decide a prenup is not for you going through the process of discussing the issues is a really helpful for creating awareness and understanding