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Here’s 3 tips for bringing up a prenuptial agreement

| Jul 3, 2019 | Family Law |

You love your fiance, and you want to make sure that you both start off your marriage the right way. That’s why you’d like to bring up the idea of a prenuptial agreement to them.

While you know that a prenuptial agreement can be beneficial, you aren’t sure if they’ll agree. So, how can you bring up such a sensitive topic? Here are three important tips.

1. Don’t wait until your wedding is just days away

The first thing to remember is that you need to give your significant other time to think about a prenuptial agreement. If you rush things and give one to them to sign days or moments before your wedding, it may feel like you don’t trust them or that you want to manipulate them into signing.

2. Advise them to seek an attorney, too

You should both go over a prenuptial agreement’s terms and make sure you’re happy with them. That includes hiring your own attorneys to protect yourselves.

3. Be positive about the prenuptial agreement

Explain why you think it’s going to be beneficial. If they don’t agree, you can listen and decide what you want to do moving forward at that point.

A prenuptial agreement can be a major step in the right direction if you want to protect your assets and rights in the case of divorce. Your attorney can help you draw one up and negotiate with your partner if they would like to change the terms before they sign the agreement so that you can find a prenuptial agreement you both are happy with.