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..

Frisco Divorce Lawyer Discusses Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Are you planning to get married in the near future? If so, have you considered entering into a pre-nuptial agreement with your future spouse or has he/she suggested that you do so? For some people, the idea of signing a pre-nuptial agreement is akin to giving up on the marriage before the ink is even dry on the marriage decree. While this reaction is understandable, there are a number of practical reasons why you might want to consider a pre-nuptial [ ] The post Frisco Divorce Lawyer Discusses Pre-Nuptial Agreements 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