Why You Need a Lawyer to Draft Your Premarital Agreement?

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agreement (also known as prenuptial agreements or prenups), but it is a wise investment there can often be some considerable disagreement between couples about the need for a premarital t.  A premarital agreement can outline spousal support terms and what happens to a couples’ assets and liabilities in the event of a separation, divorce, death, or the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a certain event. Deciding on these issues by agreement prior to marriage can help avoid arguments and costly litigation at the time of the divorce. If a premarital agreement is not executed, Virginia law will apply to the division of your assets and debts and the payment of spousal support.

Why You Want a Lawyer from Curran Moher Weis to Draft or Review Your Premarital Agreement

Virginia courts heavily scrutinize premarital agreements because of the significant impact that such an agreement has on a person’s property and support rights. Therefore, drafting a valid and enforceable premarital agreement is very important. The attorneys at Curran Moher Weis will ensure the following:

  1. Your premarital agreement was executed voluntarily;
  2. Fair and reasonable disclosures of the property and financial obligations of each party were provided; and
  3. Your premarital agreement does not contain provisions in violation of public policy.

 

Schedule a Free Consultation with the Best Fairfax Family Law Attorney Near You

If you are planning on marrying, contact an attorney at Curran Moher Weis to draft or review your premarital agreement.


FAQ about Prenuptial Agreements in Virginia

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As we pass Memorial Day and inch closer to the summer, we all look forward to warm weather, trips to the beach, and hopefully a vacation. This weekend also marks the unofficial beginning of wedding season. A joyous time indeed but, as a family law attorney, this is also when I start receiving many questions about prenuptial agreements.

As ominous as that may sound, I can personally vouch for a 100% success rate in negotiating prenuptial agreements which means that all my clients celebrated a wonderful wedding and rode off into the sunset ready to embark on a much-needed honeymoon. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t traps and pitfalls to avoid along the way. The following are some frequently asked questions I have received throughout the years, as well as a few tips towards successfully navigating the negotiation process: