Getting a Prenuptial Agreement in Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Portsmouth
Before starting a new life, you may want to consult an attorney to find out more about prenuptial agreements. At the law firm of Thomas L. Hunter, P.C., our dedicated lawyers can provide you with experienced legal guidance for a variety of family law matters, including prenuptial agreements. Since 1986, our prenuptial agreement lawyers have been helping Virginians move forward with their lives. With offices in Hampton, Williamsburg, Gloucester and Portsmouth, our firm is well-known for providing clients with compassionate and personalized legal aid.
When you should consider a prenuptial agreement
Prenuptial agreements can be used for a variety of reasons. If you are considering a prenup, it is in your best interests to seek the assistance of a knowledgeable divorce attorney.
Following are reasons you may want to get a prenuptial agreement before you get married —
- You are Wealthier than your Partner — Many people choose to get a prenuptial agreement if they are wealthier than their partner. This can protect your assets if your marriage ends. But it can also ensure that your partner is not marrying you for your wealth.
- You Own a Business — If you own a business or part of a business, you may want to get a prenuptial agreement. By doing this, your spouse will not receive a part of your business if you get a divorce.
- Your Partner is in Debt — Prenuptial agreements can also be used to protect you from taking on the debt of your spouse if your marriage ends.
Setting up a prenuptial agreement
Since the law regarding prenuptial agreements can be detailed and complicated, you and your spouse should seek the help of an experienced lawyer. He or she can assist you in drafting an agreement that covers any concerns and conditions you may have about your marriage. Before the document can be finalized, you and your partner must read and sign the agreement. Knowledgeable and straightforward, the law firm for prenuptial agreements of Thomas L. Hunter, P.C. can help you quickly establish a prenup so you and your partner can begin your life together.
Contact us for a consultation
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