10 Reasons to Get a Prenup

important reasons to get a prenuptial agreement

Prenuptial agreements still have a negative connotation associated with them. Some people believe that getting one shows a lack of trust in their partner while some people believe that it’s a sign that divorce is inevitable even before the marriage begins. However, signing a prenuptial agreement doesn’t automatically mean divorce is in your future or that you don’t trust your partner. There are many benefits to having a prenup, and a few are outlined below:

You Already Have One

Guess what? You already have a prenup. If you don’t create one yourself, chances are that the state or city you live in has laws that will dictate the financial aspects concerning what you wo

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3 Responses to 10 Reasons to Get a Prenup

  1. ben says:

    I think that the thing that struck me about this article is that everyone already has a predetermined prenuptial agreement as dictated by the government. I never really thought about it in this way, but I think this changes my view of them. I would rather that we as a couple determine what will happen if we do get divorced rather than the government.

  2. Trent says:

    Prenups are a scary word to bring up to your partner, but if each of you want to be protected in the event of a divorce, than it’s a very smart idea to put one together. They don’t have to diminish a relationship, in fact, they can actually strengthen your bond when both of you understand that you’re creating one for sound financial planning purposes.

    Beyond this, for reasons of an expected inheritance, second marriage, kids from a previous marriage, or business owner are other reasons to put a prenup in play.

  3. Jacqueline says:

    In New Jersey, there was a new law passed over the summer that lays out certain rules the process of signing prenup must include to be enforceable at the time of a divorce. Simply coming to an agreement and signing a piece of paper with a notary sealing won’t cut it in NJ now. You need to sign off on full financial disclosure and other factors.

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