PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

We hope you’ll never need it, but just in case…

PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT SOLICITORS IN GEELONG THAT COVER ALL BASES

The excitement of your upcoming wedding can make you forget about prenups (or make you think you won’t need one.) While we hope that’s true, it’s best to be prepared. You might even be under pressure from your family or have a nagging worry that you’ll suffer financially if you do ever un-tie the knot. Speaking to a prenuptial agreement lawyer means your assets are protected and you can feel secure in the relationship.

 

Don’t intend to marry but still want some security? A similar agreement, known as a cohabitation agreement, is available for de facto partners. Since your de facto partner may have a claim against a portion of your assets if you’ve been living together for more than two years, this protects your assets in the event of a separation.

 

Our experienced prenuptial agreement lawyers in Geelong take the time to learn about your unique situation and wishes, so we can tailor the document to suit. We work with you to create a comprehensive prenup that includes provisions for possible amendments in case life ever changes unexpectedly.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS IN AUSTRALIA

No longer just popular among the extremely wealthy, prenuptial agreements in Australia are binding financial agreements for couples about to marry, and de facto couples. The agreement outlines how your assets and finances will be divided in case of a divorce or separation.

For the agreement to be considered valid, both parties need to receive independent advice from a prenuptial agreement solicitor.

A prenuptial agreement or cohabitation agreement will detail how the following assets and liabilities will be divided in the event of a separation:

  • Savings
  • Properties
  • Businesses
  • Investments
  • Inheritances
  • Debts

Keep in mind that prenuptial agreements don’t include child custody, but Canny Legal can help with this if needed.

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