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Postnuptial Agreements

Southlake Postnuptial Attorneys

Secure Your Assets with a Postnuptial Agreement in Southlake

The Texas Family Code allows for both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. A postnuptial agreement essentially works in the same way as a prenuptial agreement, but it is signed after the date of marriage. Much like prenups, postnuptial agreements can be used to distinguish between marital and separate property, as well as how this property will be divided in the event of divorce or the death of one spouse. There are many reasons to consider signing a postnuptial agreement. You may wish to ensure that a family business stays in the family. You may want to protect your children from a previous marriage. You may even wish to protect yourself or your spouse from a large amount of debt. No matter the reason, our team can help.

Contact Justice Law Firmat (817) 477-6756 for Postnuptial Legal Support in Southlake.

Are Postnuptial Agreements Enforceable in Tarrant County?

In short, yes. Postnuptial agreements are enforceable in the state of Texas as long as they meet certain requirements set forth by Texas family law.

A postnuptial agreement is valid and enforceable if:

  • The agreement is in writing
  • Both parties signed the agreement
  • Both parties were of sound mind when they signed the agreement
  • Each party has the legal capacity to enter the agreement
  • The agreement was signed voluntarily by both parties
  • Each party fully and fairly disclosed all assets, properties, debts, and liabilities
  • The agreement does not violate any law or public policy

Additionally, postnuptial agreements can be modified or even fully revoked at any time, so long as both parties are in agreement and any changes or revocations are put in writing and signed by both spouses. In certain cases, it is not necessary for both parties to disclose all assets/liabilities as long as a valid waiver has been signed.

Why Choose a Postnuptial Agreement?

If you are considering a postnuptial agreement or your spouse has asked you to sign one, it is important that you speak with a postnuptial lawyer in Southlake who can help you make sure your interests are protected. Working with an experienced attorney is the best way to create an agreement that is tailored to your unique situation. It is also crucial that you ensure that your postnuptial agreement contains the proper legal language to protect your rights in the event of a divorce or death.

Reach out to Justice Law Firm today to speak with a member of our legal team. We have extensive experience in all aspects of family law, including postnuptial agreements. We are proud to offer honest legal counsel and dedicated representation for spouses and individuals.

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