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Effective Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements

Many people assume that only wealthy people need prenuptial agreements. However, as more people get married later in life or enter into second marriages, a prenuptial agreement can provide important financial protection.

At the Blacha Law Office, we draft prenuptial and postnuptial agreements for clients in Naperville, Burr Ridge and the surrounding areas. We also advise people who are asked to sign a prenuptial agreement. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Do I Need A Prenuptial Agreement?

With few exceptions, all assets you accumulate during your marriage are subject to division with your spouse in the event of a divorce. Even assets you owned before your marriage could have a marital property component if they increase in value during your marriage or are mingled with marital assets.

There are many reasons why a prenuptial agreement may make sense for you. Here are some examples:

  • To determine in advance how assets should be divided in the event of a divorce
  • To determine who is responsible for debts
  • To protect a business or family property
  • To protect the financial interests of children from a prior marriage

We can help you draft an agreement that accomplishes your goals.

What Is A Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement is one you enter into during your marriage. It allows you and your spouse to determine how debts and assets should be divided if you should divorce in the future.

A Prenuptial Agreement Prevents Expensive Litigation Later

To schedule a free initial consultation to discuss prenuptial or postnuptial agreements, call 630-283-1987 or email the firm. We have offices in Naperville, Burr Ridge, Chicago and St. Charles, and we serve clients in DuPage, Will Cook, Kane and Kendall counties. We are also fluent in Polish.