Should I Sign a Pre-Nuptial Agreement?

When most of us imagine discussing marriage with “the one,” signing legal documents is not part of the picture. Whether the idea of signing a pre-nuptial agreement was your idea, or your beloved brought up the subject, broaching the subject of entering into a pre-nuptial agreement can be stressful. In fact, there was a time when the mere mention of a pre-marital agreement would send future brides (and grooms) running the other direction.  Societal changes along with a dramatic increase [ ] The post Should I Sign a Pre-Nuptial Agreement? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..


Will a Pre-Nuptial Agreement Prevent a Contentious Divorce?

No matter how in love you are, it is difficult to ignore the divorce statistics that are thrown around in the United States. About half of all first marriages end in divorce and ever more second, and subsequent, marriages to not last. If you are planning to marry in the near future, you obviously hope your marriage does not end up a statistic. No one goes into a marriage assuming it will end. On the other hand, it is wise [ ] The post Will a Pre-Nuptial Agreement Prevent a Contentious Divorce? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..

Can a Plano Divorce Lawyer Help Me with a Prenuptial Agreement?

If you are contemplating marriage in the near future it may seem strange, even outright wrong, to be considering the possibility that the marriage will fall apart down the road. Unfortunately, the reality is that no one can possibly know with certainty that a marriage will last forever. For some people, a divorce is emotionally devastating but practically speaking it is uneventful. For other people, however, the practical aspect of a divorce can be disastrous. One way to avoid the [ ] The post Can a Plano Divorce Lawyer Help Me with a Prenuptial Agreement? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..

Why Do I Need a Pre-Marital Agreement?

Once upon a time, the mere mention of the term “pre-marital agreement” typically sent a prospective bride (or groom) running in the opposite direction from the alter. The reason for this was found in the negative perception most people used to have with regard to the reason why a pre-marital agreement might be needed. In recent decades, however, the negative connotation once associated with a pre-marital agreement has all but disappeared, leading to increased use by couples planning to marry. If you are planning to be married in the near future you may be wondering why you would need a pre-marital agreement. A pre-marital agreement is an agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective on marriage. In the State of Texas, the Uniform Pre-Marital Agreement Act, or UPAA, governs the creation and enforcement of pre-marital agreements. According to UPAA, a pre-marital agreement may cover: · the rights and obligations of each of the parties in