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Post Nuptial Agreements
Post Nuptial Agreements Attorneys in North Palm Beach, FL
Many couples decide to enter a postnuptial agreement to settle issues related to a divorce or separation. They desire to settle various issues while they are still happily married to avoid costly, time-consuming litigation if they decide to file for a divorce. Common reasons why a couple may decide to consult a North Palm Beach postnuptial agreement lawyer include receipt of a large inheritance, a change in careers, or a substantial change in the couple’s finances.
The existence of a legal contract between spouses can make a divorce case less complicated, emotional, and costly. The knowledgeable lawyers of The Law Offices of Nugent Zborowski guide you through the process of negotiating, drafting, and executing a postnuptial agreement. We serve all of Palm Beach County, including North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Jupiter, and Palm Beach Gardens.
Call 561-844-1200 to discuss your situation and your goals for a postnuptial agreement.
What is a Postnuptial Agreement?
Many people are familiar with prenuptial agreements; however, postnuptial agreements do not typically receive as much attention as premarital agreements. A postnuptial agreement accomplishes the same goals as a prenuptial agreement, but the agreement is signed after the couple is married.
A postnuptial agreement can settle the same matters that a premarital agreement can address, including but not limited to issues related to:
Alimony or spousal support
Division of assets and debts
Child custody, support, and timesharing
Define non-marital assets and debts
Living situations during a separation
Agreements concerning property and other matters upon the death of either spouse
Death benefits from life insurance policies
It should be noted that agreements regarding child support, parenting plans, and child custody are subject to review by the court. The court will consider the terms in a postnuptial agreement related to children; however, the best interest of the child will be the deciding factor whether the terms in the marital agreement are enforceable.
What are the Requirements for a Postnuptial Agreement in Florida?
For a postnuptial agreement to be enforceable in Florida, the agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Neither party may be forced to sign the agreement or under duress during negotiations.
Other reasons a postnuptial agreement may be invalid include failure to disclose all assets or debts; fraud; misrepresentation; and lack of legal counsel. Consult with an experienced North Palm Beach postnuptial agreement attorney can help ensure your agreement is enforceable under Florida marital agreement law.
Do You Have Questions About Postnuptial Agreements in Florida?
The Law Offices of Nugent Zborowski can answer your questions about postnuptial agreements and provide legal counsel as you negotiate the terms of your agreement. Call 561-844-1200 or contact our office online to schedule an appointment with our Palm Beach County postnuptial agreements attorney.
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The Law Offices of Nugent Zborowski
Palm Beach Divorce Lawyers
631 US-1, Suite 402,
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: (561) 844-1200
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