Prenuptial Agreements 

Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer Gold Coast & Brisbane

What is a prenup?

A prenuptial agreement is an investment. These agreements allow you to plan in advance what will happen to your assets should you and your partner separate.

Here at FEDOROV Family Lawyers Gold Coast and Brisbane we can help arrange your prenup agreement.

Do you need a prenuptial agreement?

If you wish to protect your assets and are in a relatively new relationship, then – Yes!

 

Couples just starting out can outline not only the financial responsibilities of each should they separate but who will get what.

 

The assets that you have worked so hard to accumulate are very important. If you end up in the Family Court a prenuptial agreement will help you to protect those assets that you have worked so hard for and to plan in advance who will get one in the event that your relationship goes pear-shaped.

 

Think of a prenuptial agreement as an insurance policy for divorce.

Do you need a prenuptial agreement?

If you wish to protect your assets and are in a relatively new relationship, then – Yes!

 

Couples just starting out can outline not only the financial responsibilities of each should they separate but who will get what.

 

The assets that you have worked so hard to accumulate are very important. If you end up in the Family Court a prenuptial agreement will help you to protect those assets that you have worked so hard for and to plan in advance who will get one in the event that your relationship goes pear-shaped.

 

Think of a prenuptial agreement as an insurance policy for divorce.

What Prenuptial Agreements Cover

Prenuptial agreements cover such things as:

How your assets and money would be divided in the event of a breakup

The financial support (maintenance) of either party (during the marriage and/or after divorce)

How a your assets and money would be divided in the event of a breakup

Prenuptial Agreement Binding

What Makes A Prenuptial Agreement Binding

For a prenuptial agreement to be binding it has to meet certain criteria. We would suggest that these criteria are a good reason why you would want a reputable and experience family lawyer draft these agreements.

 

Conditions that determine how binding a prenuptial agreement is are:

how the agreement affects each partner's rights

the advantage or disadvantage to each

whether both agree it is fair.

De facto couples and Prenuptial Agreements

If you are in a de facto relationship and you do not wish to marry, however you would like to protect your assets too, then we can draft a similar document for you called a Cohabitation Agreement.

 

Cohabitation Agreements also outline who will get what asset in the event that the relationship goes pear-shaped. These Agreements can address assets that need to be sold, transferred and even spousal maintenance. To get started with your Prenuptial or Cohabitation Agreement, send us an enquiry or call us now on 1300 768 719.

 

Even happy couples can benefit from prenuptial agreements