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Why Have a Postnuptial Agreement in Illinois?

Marital agreements, whether drawn up before or after the wedding, are legally enforceable contracts between a husband and a wife. A postnuptial agreement typically defines the "character" of all or a portion of marital assets, defining ownership of certain property. It can also define who is responsible for debts.

A post-nuptial agreement is often used to protect the marital property interests of one spouse if the other spouse is about to embark on a risky business venture. It can also be helpful during a time of marital problems, providing peace of mind to a spouse who feels at financial risk but who might be willing to work on a relationship if they felt their interests were protected.

At the law office of Anderson & Associates, our family law attorneys assist couples in reviewing or drafting enforceable marital agreements. The Illinois firm won a precedent-setting postnuptial case on appeal, and has experienced lawyers ready to serve clients with postmarital agreement needs.

If you would like to learn more about the possible benefits of a postnuptial agreement, we invite you to contact a family lawyer at Anderson & Associates. For more than 30 years, we've been providing sensitive and effective legal counsel to couples in the greater Chicago area. Call 847-995-9999 to schedule a free initial consultation.

Issues that Can be Addressed in a Postnuptial Agreement

  • Protect the family home or other assets in the event of a business failure
  • Clarify the inheritance rights of children from a current or previous marriage
  • Establish the ownership of property in the event of a divorce or death of a spouse

To learn more about the potential benefits of a postnuptial agreement and the requirements that must be met under Illinois law, contact our office to schedule a consultation.

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