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Birmingham Prenuptial Agreement Attorney

Make Sure Your Assets Are Protected

Prenuptial agreements, also known as prenups, have become increasingly commonplace as more couples give thought to the financial implications of divorce. Essentially, a prenuptial agreement is a written contract that a couple enters into before they are married.

A prenup specifies the individual property and debts that each spouse brings to the marriage and dictates how those properties and debts will be divided in the event of a divorce. Though prenuptial agreements have been historically employed as a means of asset protection, when one spouse has a significantly higher net worth than the other, this is not their only use.

Prenups can also be used to:

  • Protect children from a previous marriage from losing their inheritance
  • Protect a business from being divided or liquidated in the event of a divorce
  • Protect the financial future of a spouse who gives up career opportunities to get married

The Birmingham divorce lawyers at Shaw Family Law, LLC have been helping families navigate the challenges of life for almost three decades. We can help you decide whether a prenuptial agreement makes sense for you.

Crafting a Workable Prenuptial Agreement

Sitting down with your future spouse to talk about what will happen in the event of a divorce may seem an awkward prospect, but it doesn't have to be. A good family law attorney can help make the entire process a learning experience, one that will give each of you a much better understanding of the finances of marriage. Most importantly, a prenup that is drawn up by a family law attorney is far more likely to bear up under scrutiny should it be put into execution.

Experienced Counsel From Shaw Family Law

Having been in the family law business since 1987, the attorneys at Shaw Family Law, LLC have amassed a great wealth of experience. We bring that with us to every meeting. We also bring a host of industry commendations, having been AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and named a "Top Family Lawyer" by Birmingham Magazine.

To put our legal team to work for you, call us today at (205) 259-7650 to schedule an initial consultation.

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