Prenuptial agreements, also known as premarital agreements or separation agreements can protect you and your future spouse. The decision to get a prenup is often a difficult decision. Our attorneys at Brown Law LLC in Salt Lake City will help you draft, negotiate and review your premarital agreement.
To help you become familiar with prenuptial agreements, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions and our answers.
A prenuptial agreement is a legal document between two people who will be married. The document needs to be drafted and signed before marriage. A prenup is designed to protect both parties in the event of divorce.
Prenuptial agreements will protect your assets and property. They can also protect you from assuming your spouse’s debt.
Most prenuptial agreements address how property, assets and debts will be divided in the event of divorce. Some may also include stipulations for spousal support, inheritance or what will happen to your business. Prenups cannot address child custody, visitation or child support issues.
Yes. Each party should have their own attorney to ensure their rights and specific concerns are properly addressed in the document.
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Utah law has specific requirements when it comes to prenups. We will make sure your concerns are addressed and that your prenup is drafted correctly from the start. To schedule a divorce consultation to discuss your need for a prenup, call us at 801-685-9999 or toll free at 800-656-3260, or send us an email.
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