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Irvine & Riverside Prenuptial Agreement Attorneys

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If you have personal assets to protect and are considering getting married, it pays to talk to a knowledgeable California family law attorney about the importance of a prenuptial agreement. Prenuptial agreements are binding agreements that stipulate what personal assets will not be considered marital property under California's community property laws, in the event of divorce.

Prenupials & Postnuptial Agreements in Irvine & Riverside

The lawyers at Fernandez & Lauby LLP are ready to help you protect your financial property and assets with a prenup agreement or post-nuptial agreement. With offices conveniently located in Irvine and Riverside, California. If you are thinking about putting together a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement, contact our attorneys by calling 888.959.8508 or email us online.

What is a Post-Nuptial Agreement

A post-nuptial agreement is much the same as a prenup, except the married spouses agree during the marriage that certain property should remain as personal property, rather than community property in the event of contested divorce.

Prenup Requirements

A valid prenuptial agreement is a contract and must meet the following requirements:

  • The agreement must be in writing and executed voluntarily
  • There must be a full and fair disclosure of all assets and debts at the time of the agreement
  • Both signing parties should have their own legal representation
  • In the event alimony limitations are included in the agreement, both parties are required by law to have their own attorney
  • The agreement should be drafted several months ahead of the date of marriage
  • The agreement cannot be unconscionable, giving one party an inordinate amount of property protections, while offering few legal protections to the other party
  • Must be executed legally, in front of a notary public

Contact one of our offices in Riverside, Irvine, California, to schedule an opportunity to meet with one of our attorneys about drafting a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement that meets your specific needs. We represent clients throughout Southern California. Email us or call 888.959.8508 to get more information on prenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements.

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