Thinking About a Prenuptial Agreement in the New Year?


Are you thinking about getting married in the new year? Here are some articles from the attorneys at Amaral & Associates P.C. to give you an understanding of Prenuptial Agreements. Please contact us at (617) 539-1010 ext 111 today.

Do I need A Prenuptial Agreement?

There is a large misconception that prenuptial agreements are only for the rich. However, this is not true. Prenuptial agreements can be drafted for multiple reasons and purposes. With the divorce rate hovering around 60% today, a prenuptial agreement is a good tool to protect a spouse in case “I do” turns into “I don’t.”

Prenuptial agreements can be drafted to be broad and cover many issues or situations, or be narrowly tailored to address one or only a few issues. Some reasons to enter into a prenuptial agreement are: Read more

How to Ask Your Fiancé for a Prenuptial Agreement?

Congratulations! You’re engaged. You’re on your way to walking down the aisle on the happiest day of your life. There’s a lot to do to plan for the wedding. Find a location, book a caterer, find a dress, pick out a cake, and oh so much more. But there’s one more thing engaged couples should think of, and that is a prenuptial agreement.

Although the idea of asking your fiancé for a prenuptial agreement can feel like it is killing the romance and the flutter of preparing for your wedding day, it is a wise thing to consider, to protect each other for after you say “I do.” With divorce rates hovering around 60%, a prenuptial agreement is a tool to protect yourself in the even that “I do” turns into “I don’t.”

But how should you approach this topic with your fiancé? Read more

Prenuptial Agreements in Massachusetts

Q: What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

A: A Prenuptial Agreement is a contract between an engaged couple who is planning to marry, in which the contract, divides all (or some) of each individual’s property in the event of divorce and/or death. It can also determine whether any alimony will be paid in the event of a separation or divorce.

Q: Who needs a Prenuptial Agreement?

A: Anyone who is getting married and you have any assets that he/she wants to protect, even if it is just one asset, needs a Prenuptial Agreement. Read more

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