The Business Of Getting Married

Marriage is ideally a celebration of your love on the happiest day of your life, but there is a point when you sign on the dotted line to make it legal. Often quite useful and necessary for couples with complicated personal finances or business interests, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements can be as unique as the marriage itself, but generally outlines the details of ownership and obligation for a couple.

At Mastri Law LLC, I regularly work with engaged couples in the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre area to negotiate and draft an inclusive and legally binding prenuptial agreement that memorializes their property rights. While this may be an awkward topic for many couples to discuss, I can provide valuable help as a legally knowledgeable third-party participant in this process, either alone or in conjunction with another lawyer.

How Prenuptial Agreements Protect You

An attorney with family law experience in Pennsylvania can help you draft a prenup that addresses your specific needs, but here are some commonly covered issues to consider:

  • Clarify the responsibility and financial obligations of each party
  • Provide peace of mind to family members and business partners
  • Protect premarital assets, retirement plans and inheritance
  • The division of assets in the event that one spouse dies or they get divorced
  • Any matter agreed upon by the couple

What Is A Postnuptial Agreement?

This is a written agreement made between spouses after the marriage has begun. A relatively new area in law, the idea is that a couple can fix something going wrong in their marriage so they can move forward. While the tone is ideally as collaborative as the marriage itself, couples contemplating separation or divorce can also use it.

Contact Mastri Law LLC To Discuss Your Prenuptial and Postnuptial Needs

Set up an appointment by calling 570-904-8272 or emailing me.