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What To Know About Postnuptial Agreements In North Carolina

You are probably familiar with prenuptial agreements, commonly known as prenups. However, you might not be as familiar with their counterpart: postnuptial agreements.

Just like a prenup, a postnuptial agreement is a binding legal contract, but it takes place during marriage rather than beforehand. These agreements can provide security and clarity for couples, no matter where they are in their marriage.

At Kennedy Law Associates, our NC postnuptial agreement lawyers help couples in the Charlotte area craft post-marital agreements to accomplish their goals. Our family law attorneys have over 25 years of experience and a thorough knowledge of North Carolina family law. We’re here to support all your family’s legal needs. When you work with us, our team will take an in-depth look at your unique situation, providing tailored advice to help you make the best decisions for your future.

The Purpose Of Postnuptial Agreements

A postnuptial agreement can do much more than just lay out the terms for the division of assets in case of a divorce. It’s a way for you and your spouse to proactively manage your financial life together. A postnup can clarify financial rights and responsibilities. It’s wise to consider one when major financial or family changes occur – for example, when:

  • One spouse receives a significant inheritance
  • One spouse incurs considerable debt
  • You want to safeguard personal assets for children from a previous marriage
  • Your financial situation changes drastically

Your postnuptial agreement should be tailored to match your financial picture and objectives.

The Legalities Of Postnuptial Agreements

Postnuptial agreements in North Carolina must adhere to certain legal requirements. Both parties must fully disclose their finances, and the terms must be fair and reasonable. It’s critical to work with a knowledgeable lawyer – such as ours – to ensure that your postnuptial agreement is valid and enforceable.

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A postnuptial agreement can be a positive step toward a secure and transparent financial future with your spouse. We’re committed to guiding you through the process with care and professionalism. If you’re considering a postnuptial agreement, contact us today at 704-512-0619 to start the conversation about your financial future.