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Postnuptial, Postnuptial and Separation Agreement
Prenuptial, Postnuptial And Separation Agreements
  • PA Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Overview
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Prenuptial Agreement
  • Postnuptial Agreement
  • Separation Agreement
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Prenuptial Agreements Can Be Uncomfortable

You're planning to get married. You're totally in love with this person. You're convinced they love you too. You have both agreed to spend the rest of your lives together. So how could you possibly suggest that he or she sign Prenuptial Agreement? It would break his or her heart. Doesn't a Prenuptial Agreement show proof that you think the marriage will eventually fail?
Depending on what statistic you believe, 33 to 50 percent of U.S. marriages end in Divorce. Most of the those people started out just like you. They are good people absolutely convinced their marriage would last forever.
Both spouses have to face the sobering reality that a marriage is form of legal partnership that has a good chance of ending because of a divorce. Like all partnerships, both parties have to know their rights and obligations if it's dissolved. The best way to establish what happens is through a Prenuptial Agreement.

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial Agreements are drawn up and signed before a couple is married. Prenuptial Agreements decide what will happen in the event of a Divorce including:

Who Needs a Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreements may be especially important when one spouse has:
  • significant assets including patents, trademarks, artistic works and collections;
  • a full or part-time business;
  • significant personal debts; or
  • children.
Prenuptial Agreements are not just for the rich. Significant is a relative term. What may be considered insignificant to a very wealthy person may be extremely significant to a middle income earner.

Why are Prenuptial Agreements Important?

Prenuptial Agreements make a Divorce quicker, less stressful and less expensive. Without Prenuptial Agreements spouses must negotiate these issues during a Divorce. If they can't come to an amicable agreement, the court will make the decision. At that point both spouses have lost control of the process.

You Need a Proven, Experienced Berks County Prenuptial Attorney

Prenuptial Agreements are complicated. You need our expert Prenuptial Attorneys to guide you through it. Our Prenuptial Agreements Attorneys have 40 years' experience PA Divorce Law protecting clients in Berks County Communities around Reading, PA. We'll listen to you until we understand your unique situation. We'll as the questions only experienced Prenuptial Agreement Attorneys know to ask to make sure you're not overlooking anything. We'll explain the complicated legal terms contained in Prenuptial Agreements using plain English so you clearly understand how and why you're protected.

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Postnuptial Agreements are drawn up and signed after a couple is married. Like Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements decide what will happen in the event of a Divorce including:The need for Postnuptial Agreements usually arise because:
  • you don’t have a Prenuptial Agreement; and/or
  • things have changed in your marriage. For example...
    • you start business together;
    • one or both partners gain considerable assets or property;
    • one or both partners has incurred significant debt;
    • they have a child after getting married; or
    • one spouse has been unfaithful. In this case the Postnuptial Agreement shows the unfaithful spouse is serious about working on the relationship.
Postnuptial Agreements can be more difficult to negotiate. Both spouses my attain their our Postnuptial Attorney to make sure their interests are protected.
You Need a Proven, Experienced Berks County Postnuptial Attorney
Postnuptial Agreements are a step closer to an actual Divorce process. You need an Postnuptial Attorney that knows what they're doing to protect you.

What Are Separation Agreements

Spouses sometimes separate but do not formally get divorced because of cost or tax considerations. Separation Agreements are civil contracts that cover the following issues while the spouses are separated:
Separation Agreements can be used to streamline the process if spouses decide to get a divorce in the future. Spouses who do not fulfill their obligations are subject to civil remedies. It's important to have our Separation Attorneys assist you with the agreement to make sure you're fully protected. Each spouse will usually retain their own Separation Agreement Attorney.

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Miller Law Group PLLC
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