Prenuptial agreements can be a little controversial in a relationship. It is not seen as a terribly romantic act and, in many cases, people often see it as a sign that the marriage is doomed for failure. However, prenuptial agreements can be incredibly beneficial for both parties, so if you are interested in creating one with your fiancé, we compiled some tips that will help you broach this topic with greater ease.
Talking About Creating a Prenuptial Agreement
If you are concerned that talking about a prenuptial agreement may kill the romance vibe, you are not alone. Many are often a bit hesitant to have this talk with their future spouse due to the stigma attached to this important legal document.
Here are some tips that will help get you through it:
- Have this discussion far in advance. Your fiancé will feel pressured to make a rushed decision if you bring it up with very little time to spare, which is not fair and certainly not how anyone should begin their future together. The more time your partner has to think about the matter, the better this conversation will go. Moreover, it will help build trust.
- Explain why you what a prenuptial agreement and how you think it will benefit the two of you. A prenuptial agreement can protect both parties and, although you do not expect to get divorced, it can ensure that you are prepared for anything.
- Let your fiancé know that a prenuptial agreement can be a collaborative effort. Through this process, you will learn about what is most important to each other, which will strengthen your relationship. Creating this document together will also help both parties feel secure and protected.
A prenuptial agreement does not have to turn into a romance killer. Take this as an opportunity to learn more about one another. You might never use your prenuptial agreement, but knowing that it exists will give you and your partner some peace of mind.
Set Up a Consultation with an Experienced Family Law Attorney Today!
If you are creating a prenuptial agreement with your fiancé, you should hire an experienced attorney to help guide you through the process and ensure your interests are protected. At the Law Office of Russell S. Hershkowitz, L.L.C., our family law attorney has the experience and knowledge to provide the assistance you need to create an effective prenuptial agreement.
Call our law office today at (407) 753-4111 to set up a consultation.