Torrnace Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer

Esteemed Legal Advice in Torrance, CA

Contrary to the common misunderstanding, it isn't just certain couples or those with high incomes who stand to benefit from a full financial disclosure and arrangement prior to marriage in the form of a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Signing a document ensuring the fair distribution of assets in a divorce doesn't mean you don't trust your partner - rather, it is an extra precautionary measure, much like fire or health insurance.

At Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation, we recommend that every couple consider protecting their interests, assets, and rights by signing a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement - particularly if this is not your first marriage or if you have children from a former marriage. If retained, a Torrance family law attorney from our firm will help you look over the reality of your current financial situation and discuss how you can insure that your assets are safe for your own future and the future of your loved ones.

What are the benefits of a prenuptial agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is essentially a contract signed prior to marriage by both parties. It's important that you and your future spouse each have your own representation from private attorneys so that neither of you has to be concerned about any conflict of interest. There are a number of strict procedural requirements that both you and your future spouse must follow in the process. For example, both you and your fiancé / fiancée must completely disclose both of your assets and your debts. Also, the agreement must be reached a certain length of time before the wedding in order to eliminate the chance of coercion or undue pressure.

Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation, Offers Legal Counsel to South Bay Residents

Let our attorneys know about any unique circumstances surrounding your marriage in order to determine if a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement would be a wise course of action for you. We have more than 50 years of combined experience, and in that time our dedicated legal team has helped countless families and individuals navigate the complexities of California family law. So don't hesitate to call Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation to find out how we can put that experience to work for you.