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Postnuptial Agreements

Massachusetts Postnuptial Agreement Lawyer 

Protect Your Financial Future with a Postnuptial Agreement 

At Lynch & Owens, P.C., our team of experienced attorneys specializes in providing legal solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients in Massachusetts. One of the services we offer is assistance with postnuptial agreements. A postnuptial agreement can be a valuable legal tool for married couples seeking to protect their assets and plan their financial future.

Call Lynch & Owens, P.C. today at (781) 253-2049 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our postnuptial agreement attorney in Massachusetts!

What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement, often called a postnup, is a legally binding contract married couples create after they have tied the knot. Like prenuptial agreements (prenups), postnuptial agreements outline each spouse's financial rights and responsibilities in the event of a divorce or separation. These agreements can also address other important matters that pertain to the marriage.

Unlike prenuptial agreements drafted before marriage, postnuptial agreements are executed after a couple is already married. They are valuable tools for addressing financial concerns that may have arisen during the marriage or for couples who did not create a prenup before marriage.

What Does a Postnuptial Agreement Cover?

Postnuptial agreements can cover various issues, helping couples define their financial and legal responsibilities within the marriage. Some common areas that postnuptial agreements may address include:

  • Asset Division: Specifying how marital property, assets, and debts will be divided in the event of divorce or separation.
  • Alimony: Determining whether alimony (spousal support) will be paid, how much, and for how long.
  • Inheritance and Estate Planning: Outlining how assets will be distributed upon the death of one spouse, ensuring the interests of children from previous marriages are protected.
  • Business Interests: Defining the treatment of business assets and interests owned by one or both spouses.
  • Debt Allocation: Assigning responsibility for existing debts, such as mortgages, loans, or credit card debt.
  • Custody and Support: Addressing matters related to child custody, child support, and parenting plans.
  • Retirement and Financial Planning: Establishing plans for retirement accounts, investments, and financial responsibilities.
  • Infidelity and Behavior Clauses: Including provisions related to specific behaviors or actions that could trigger certain consequences within the marriage.

It's essential to note that postnuptial agreements must comply with Massachusetts state laws and cannot contain provisions against public policy or illegal.

What are the Benefits of a Postnuptial Agreement?

Postnuptial agreements offer several advantages to married couples:

  • Asset Protection: By clearly defining the distribution of assets and debts, postnuptial agreements protect both spouses' financial interests, reducing the potential for disputes in the event of divorce.
  • Financial Clarity: Postnuptial agreements provide transparency and financial clarity within the marriage, allowing couples to openly discuss and resolve financial matters.
  • Estate Planning: These agreements can assist in estate planning, ensuring that assets are distributed according to the couple's wishes and protecting the financial interests of children from previous marriages.
  • Preservation of Business Interests: For business owners, postnuptial agreements can safeguard business assets and interests, preventing them from becoming part of a divorce settlement.
  • Alimony Predictability: Spouses can have peace of mind knowing the terms of alimony are predetermined, reducing potential disputes during a divorce.
  • Child Custody and Support: Postnuptial agreements can address child custody and support matters, helping couples establish clear guidelines for co-parenting and financial support.

Contact Our Massachusetts Postnuptial Agreement Attorney

In Massachusetts, postnuptial agreements are valuable tools for married couples looking to protect their assets, define their financial responsibilities, and plan for the future. These legally binding contracts cover many issues, providing transparency and peace of mind within a marriage. By creating a postnuptial agreement, couples can address financial concerns, protect their interests, and ensure a smoother process in divorce or separation.

At Lynch & Owens, P.C., our experienced attorneys deeply understand Massachusetts family law and can guide you through creating a postnuptial agreement that meets your specific needs.

Contact Lynch & Owens, P.C. today to schedule a meeting with our postnuptial agreement lawyer in Massachusetts!

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