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Is a Post-Nuptial Agreement What Your Marriage Needs?

By Sheryl Rentz on October 13, 2011

Married couples have disagreements for many reasons, although, in the current recession, the main clashing point tends to revolve around a couple’s financial situation. Financial disputes and worries can cause emotional stress, which, if left unresolved, can take its toll on a marriage. According to The Huffington Post, however, all your marriage may need to de-stress and move on is a post-nuptial agreement.

Similar to a pre-marital agreement, a post-nuptial agreement is a voluntary, signed contract that codifies each spouse’s responsibilities and obligations regarding spending, debt, and assets. However, post-nuptial agreements, as the name suggests, is an after-marriage contract. Having a pre- or post-nuptial agreement does not determine the success of every marriage, but every marriage is different, and some marriages have deep-seeded issues that can be resolved with a legal contract. Some of these issues include:

  • Responsibility of debt;
  • Joint versus individual property;
  • Disposal of business after disability, divorce, or death;
  • Allocation of earnings;
  • Business roles;
  • Future priorities, such as children, education, and retirement;
  • Distribution of assets after divorce or death;
  • Life insurance; and
  • Wills.

Unresolved or unmitigated financial disagreements and uncertainties have the potential to make married couples forget why they got married in the first place. If you and your spouse live in Pennsylvania and believe that a post-nuptial agreement is the best option to resolve your marital disputes, contact the experienced Montgomery County post-nuptial agreement attorneyy Sheryl R. Rentz at (610) 645-0100 for a consultation. Ms. Rentz will answer all of your questions and address all of your concerns while helping you decide what the best course of action is for you and your spouse.

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