3 Common Myths About Prenuptial Agreements | What You Should Know

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In today’s day and age, many future spouses choose to draft prenuptial agreements before they are officially married. There are several benefits of doing so, yet still, there are some people who are skeptical about such documents for a number of reasons. Our Los Angeles divorce attorneys are here to dispel any myths regarding prenuptial agreements. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced family law firm to learn more about prenuptial agreements and why drafting one may be your best option.

3 Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

  1. Prenuptial agreements are only for those with wealth. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Prenuptial agreements are for every couple who even has a small amount of savings. You can outline several key terms of a potential future divorce in a prenuptial agreement, including the division of assets, a future alimony structure, and more. Further, you should understand that you most likely have more assets than you think. Our firm can help you draft a prenuptial agreement that best suits your situation.
  2. Drafting a prenuptial agreement can hurt your marriage. This is also simply untrue. Of course, drafting a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage is not particularly “romantic,” however, the nationwide attitude towards prenuptial agreements has drastically changed over the years. Now, people understand that a prenuptial agreement is not a document that states you believe your marriage will fail; instead, people see it as a common-sense strategy to help preserve what is rightfully yours, should you ever get a divorce in the future. Nobody ever wants to have to use a prenuptial agreement, however, if the time comes where doing so is necessary, you will be glad you have one.
  3. Prenuptial agreements cost a lot to draft. While yes, you will have to pay your attorney to draft your prenuptial agreement, you should understand that doing so may help you drastically in the long run. A well-rounded prenuptial agreement can save you and your spouse a great deal of trouble, should you ever decide to get divorced. The price of drafting a prenuptial agreement now is most likely very little compared to the cost of a litigated divorce.

If you have any other questions about prenuptial agreements in California or you are ready to draft one, please do not hesitate to speak with our experienced California divorce attorneys today. We are here to help.

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