Many couples decide to enter a postnuptial agreement to settle issues related to a divorce or separation. They desire to settle various issues while they are still happily married to avoid costly, time-consuming litigation if they decide to file for a divorce. Common reasons why a couple may decide to consult an Irvine and Orange County, CA postnuptial agreement lawyer include receipt of a large inheritance, a change in careers, or a substantial change in the couple’s finances.
The existence of a legal contract between spouses can make a divorce case less complicated, emotional, and costly. The knowledgeable lawyers of Quinn & Dworakowski, LLP guide you through the process of negotiating, drafting, and executing a postnuptial agreement. We serve all of Irvine and Orange County, CA and surrounding areas.
Call (949) 660-1400 to discuss your situation and your goals for a postnuptial agreement.
Many people are familiar with prenuptial agreements; however, postnuptial agreements do not typically receive as much attention as premarital agreements. A postnuptial agreement accomplishes the same goals as a prenuptial agreement, but the agreement is signed after the couple is married.
A postnuptial agreement can settle the same matters that a premarital agreement can address, including but not limited to issues related to:
It should be noted that agreements regarding child support, parenting plans, and child custody are subject to review by the court. The court will consider the terms in a postnuptial agreement related to children; however, the best interest of the child will be the deciding factor whether the terms in the marital agreement are enforceable.
The Law Offices of Quinn & Dworakowski, LLP can answer your questions about postnuptial agreements and provide legal counsel as you negotiate the terms of your agreement. Call (949) 660-1400 to schedule an appointment with our Irvine and Orange County, CA postnuptial agreements attorney.
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