Protecting Your Assets and Interests Before, During, and After Marriage with a Texas Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement
Texas is a community >divorce, a family law judge will not automatically divide the assets 50/50. Texas law only requires the judge to divide the >
If you and your spouse cannot agree, a Texas family court judge will have the final say about the division of marital assets. The family court judge will consider several factors when determining how the marital assets should be divided, including any differences in earning ability, the length of the marriage and the age of the spouses, educational levels of each spouse, and any health issues.
In Texas, fault can also play a part in marital prenuptial or post-marital agreement, particularly people with established careers, those entering a second or subsequent marriage, those with children from previous relationships, family >
To learn more about prenuptial and post-marital agreements in Texas and whether you should consider one, contact Houston area family law attorney Brian McNamara at the McNamara Law Office in Kingwood, TX.
Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreements
For Texas couples, there are significant benefits to a prenuptial agreement:
- It provides a sense of security and peace of mind, particularly to those who may have had a prior divorce.
- It protects the integrity of a business from being affected should there be a divorce or death.
- It allows a person with children from a prior relationships to protect existing assets in the event of death or divorce.
- It allows a person with significant family >
- It prevents children in blended families from fighting over family heirlooms.
The more assets you bring to a marriage, the more important it will be to work with an experienced family law attorney such as Brian McNamara. With many years of experience in Texas family law, divorce, and >
Benefits of a Post-Marital (or Partition) Agreement
Texas law permits a married couple to divide their community estate into two separate estates. This is referred to a “partitioning” the community estate and is accomplished with a partition agreement. It has the same effect as a prenuptial agreement (a “prenup”).
There are many reasons that people choose to partition their estate. It can protect one spouse’s assets from the other’s debts. It can be a middle ground between divorce and choosing to work on a difficult marriage.
Call Attorney Brian McNamara to discuss whether a partition agreement might be appropriate for you. For more information consult www.TexasPrenup.com – online Texas Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements.