SKILLED NEGOTIATION TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS WITH AN ENFORCEABLE PREMARITAL CONTRACT
In today’s society, marriage has become a risky proposition. Even the most romantically inclined should consider that a divorce some 10 or 20 years in the future is a distinct possibility, and that such a divorce is likely to cause financial turmoil. If you have financial goals for yourself, you can take an affirmative step to protect those goals by entering into a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse.
At WalshLaw in Nashville, TN, I draft effective prenuptial agreements for clients who want to protect their property in the event of divorce. I take the time to observe the necessary formalities for a valid, enforceable contract and will draft terms that protect your property rights.
Depending on your circumstances, there are several reasons you might want to execute a prenuptial agreement:
When you consult with me, we can go over your specific circumstances and your goals for the future to ensure the agreement we create offers the protection you need.
The law governing an “antenuptial agreement” in Tennessee is TN Code § 36-3-501 (2017), which states an agreement enforceable if it was “entered into by such spouses freely, knowledgeably and in good faith and without exertion of duress or undue influence upon either spouse.” To determine if your agreement satisfies these criteria, a court will look at several factors, such as:
When you work with me to create a prenuptial agreement, I take the long view on enforceability, making sure we observe all the legal protocols to execute a valid contract.
If you are getting married, you should consider protecting your financial future with a prenuptial agreement. WalshLaw provides honest counsel and reliable execution of marital contracts. To schedule a consultation, call 615-915-0760 or contact my Nashville office online. My office is located at 4535 Harding Pike, just west of White Bridge Pike and Woodmont Boulevard.