The Law Office of Zoe Meigs, P.C.
Dedicated To Your Goals & Future

Who really needs a prenuptial agreement?

If you haven't thought about getting a prenuptial agreement, you might think that you don't really need one. Perhaps you and your partner don't have many assets or don't think that you're wealthy enough to need a prenuptial agreement.

Interestingly enough, even those without significant assets can benefit from having prenuptial agreements in place. You're joining all the assets you have when you get married, and you may have some, even if they're small, that you want to protect. You can also use a prenuptial agreement to talk about how you'll divide marital assets or possessions if you later decide to divorce.

So, who needs a prenuptial agreement?

First, it probably goes without saying, but anyone with significant wealth may want a prenuptial agreement. If you are wealthier than your partner, you might want one to protect your assets. If you are going to receive an inheritance, then you may want to take steps to keep it separate and protect it in the prenuptial agreement, too.

Another group of people who would benefit from prenuptial agreements are those who want to start businesses or who already did start their businesses. When you divorce, your business could be divided. Do you know how you want to handle that? Your prenuptial agreement can spell it out.

Finally, anyone who wants to shorten a divorce should consider having a prenuptial agreement. Prenuptial agreements are made when you both care about each other, which makes them beneficial to you if you ever do divorce. It is a helpful plan for the future, so there is guidance during a potentially difficult time in your life.

These are a few groups of people who may want to have prenuptial agreements. The right agreement can be beneficial to your relationship now and in the future.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Hear what my Clients say

"Ms. Meigs makes thoughtful recommendations based on research. She is also compassionate and has a real desire to help you through a difficult situation."

Email Us For A Response

Contact Me

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

603 E. Belknap St. #102 Fort Worth, TX 76102 Toll Free: 800-483-9142 Phone: 817-381-9905 Fax: 817-336-4448 Map & Directions