Prenuptial agreements on Long Island and in New York City are becoming increasingly more common. Couples are marrying later in life, or are entering second marriages, and with this comes more family and potentially more wealth/assets, and concern about one’s financial future. The team of Barrocas, Mintz, Misuraca, and Record: Family Law & Mediation have expertise in helping couples negotiate fair and valid agreements that establish property and financial issues at the start of a marriage,
A prenuptial agreement is a legal agreement between two people who are planning to get married. This agreement defines how property and assets will be owned and managed during the marriage, and how they will be divided if the marriage dissolves.
Prenuptial agreements are created to:
Postnuptial agreements accomplish the same goals as prenuptial agreements, but are created after a couple marries or enters into a domestic partnership. People typically request postnuptial agreements when there has been a significant change in the lives of the parties, such as the birth or death of a family member, or a change in finances.
Our Nassau and Sufflok County divorce attorneys understand the New York State law and can draft prenuptual or postnuptual agreements that are enforceable and meet our clients’ financial goals.