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As you prepare for the wedding, you may be focused on marriage as a symbol of love and personal commitment. But marriage is not just a romantic union. It is also a financial and legal partnership. While it is not particularly romantic, a prenuptial agreement is a powerful tool for protecting your rights and interests if the marriage ultimately ends in divorce. If you have already gotten married without a prenup, you can instead seek protection in a postnuptial agreement.

At the Law Offices of Lei, APC, in Irvine, our skilled attorneys regularly represent clients in various aspects of California divorce and family law. Our are ready to help you create, negotiate and/or review a premarital or post-marital agreement that safeguards your financial future.

For a free consultation, please call us in Irvine at 949-245-7998 or complete our contact form. Our prenuptial agreement attorneys advise and represent clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Understanding The Significance Of Prenups And Postnups

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements provide a blueprint for the division of assets and debts in the event of a divorce or the untimely death of a spouse. If properly executed, these agreements will:

  • Safeguard individual wealth and properties
  • Delineate fiscal responsibilities and entitlements within the marriage
  • Prevent a protracted legal battle in the event of a divorce
  • Safeguard the financial well-being of children from prior relationships

As the names suggest, prenups are agreed upon before the marriage, while postnups are executed after marrying. There are certain procedural differences between the two, but the essential protections are the same.

Why It Is Important To Seek Guidance From A Knowledgeable Prenup Attorney

A prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is only valuable if it is thorough, enforceable and legally sound. The right attorney can ensure that your agreement meets these requirements. Our prenuptial agreement lawyers offer:

  1. In-depth legal knowledge: They draw on a wealth of family law knowledge to ensure your agreement complies with California law and fully protects your rights and interests.
  2. Impartial counsel: During a time when clients are often filled with stress and nerve, our attorneys can lend an impartial ear, enabling informed decisions that safeguard your long-term welfare.
  3. Customized agreements: Given the unique nature of marriages, our attorneys can craft prenups and postnups that are tailored to reflect your specific circumstances and aspirations.
  4. Negotiation prowess: Armed with honed negotiation skills, our lawyers can facilitate equitable terms that are palatable to both parties.
  5. Problem prevention: The astute attorneys at the Law Offices of Lei, APC, can predict and steer clear of legal landmines, removing provisions that may be detrimental down the line and ensuring the enforceability of the agreement.
  6. Ensuring transparency: California law requires complete disclosure of assets and liabilities from both parties if the agreement is to be considered valid. Our attorneys do the work and research necessary to ensure that all parties have the information they need.
  7. Peace of mind: While conversations about money can be stressful or uncomfortable, you may be surprised at how reassuring it is to know that your financial interests are protected in the event of divorce.

Each spouse or spouse-to-be must be represented by an attorney to prevent any conflicts of interest. We are prepared to represent you whether you are seeking the agreement or have been asked to sign one by your significant other.

Contact Us Today For A Free Consultation

From our office in Irvine, the Law Offices of Lei, APC, serves clients throughout California and beyond in matters of family law, assisted reproductive technology law and adoption law. We encourage you to call us in Irvine at 949-245-7998 or send us an email inquiry to arrange a free initial consultation.