Premarital and postnuptial partition agreements can be very effective so a party’s property interests are protected in the event of a divorce or death, in that the parties can contact to make a predetermination of terms of a future divorce including property rights and spousal maintenance. These agreements could also save thousands of dollars in attorneys’ fees in the future by having these issues predetermined. Prenuptial and postnuptial partition agreements can address many issues in the event of a divorce, including:

  • The payment of attorneys’ fees in a divorce
  • Duties and obligations of one or both spouses during the marriage
  • Ownership and characterization of property
  • Rights and obligations with regard to marital property
  • Division or disposition of property in the event of death or divorce
  • Spousal support or contractual alimony
  • Tax related issues
  • Estate planning issues

If not properly drafted, these agreements will not withstand claims against their validity and enforceability. Our trusted and experienced team of family law experts will ensure that your premarital and postnuptial agreements are properly drafted and enforceable. If you are contemplating marriage or are in a situation where you believe a postnuptial partition agreement is at issue in your family law matter, contact us to schedule a consultation.