San Antonio Pre-Nuptial Agreements Lawyers
Pre-nuptial agreements can be an important part of a marriage. In a variety of circumstances, it is beneficial for couples to establish pre-determined guidelines on the division of property and assets in order to avoid a worst-case scenario in the event of a divorce. Not having a pre-nuptial agreement can often leave property division and other asset allocations at the discretion of state law if the marriage dissolves. The qualified San Antonio pre-nuptial agreement attorneys at Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. are here to assess the unique circumstances of your case and draft an agreement that is fair to both parties. We will compassionately guide you and your future spouse through every step of the process of drafting a pre-nuptial agreement. To speak with one of our family law attorneys in a completely free initial consultation, call our firm today at (210) 349-9933.
Why Hire a Lawyer for my Pre-nuptial Agreement?
An experienced family law attorney will be able to explain in great detail the ins and outs of how pre-nuptial agreements put your property and finances on stable footing, should one or both spouses file for divorce. This will help to minimize potential disputes over property distribution, alimony, and other issues that may arise in the event that you file for divorce. Furthermore, pre-nuptial agreements are not limited to provisions about divorce. They can also provide financial guidelines for dealing with a spouse’s outstanding debts, child support, or alimony payments when they are brought into the marriage. Taking legal action to remedy potential issues before your marriage can help to greatly reduce any future financial disputes.
It is important to note that pre-nuptial agreements may be scrutinized by a judge should one of the spouses file for divorce, and a skilled pre-nuptial agreement attorney can help to draft a solid agreement that stands up to scrutiny in court. Given the complex procedures required in drafting pre-nuptial agreements, a qualified attorney can help to make sure that the agreement is legally sound in order to minimize any future financial controversy. A lawyer can also ensure that the document comprehensively addresses everything it needs to, in order to prevent any confusion or uncertainty should the document ever need to be used.
A qualified pre-nuptial agreement lawyer brings experience and knowledge to the table in order to create a pre-nuptial agreement that is satisfactory to everyone in your family. They will be able to help you and your future spouse negotiate solutions that are fair to both partners, putting your marriage on a solid foundation of trust from the very beginning.
Why Choose Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P.?
Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. focuses exclusively on family law cases, and therefore have drafted countless pre-nuptial agreements over the years. Our legal team brings decades of combined experience to your case and will be able to guide you through every step of the process of creating a solid and mutually-agreeable pre-nuptial agreement. This can give both partners more confidence and assurance as you enter your marriage.
At Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P., all of our attorneys have been named Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly and Thomson Reuters in the past decade. We have also garnered numerous awards from the San Antonio Bar Association. Our San Antonio pre-nuptial agreement attorneys are experts in family law and are committed to carefully reviewing the specific needs of your case. Every attorney in our firm is a board-certified specialist in family law, a qualification less than 1% of lawyers in Texas can boast. We will treat you and your future spouse with the respect you deserve and provide you with an optimal legal experience.
Overview of Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Pre-nuptial agreements are contracts in which the spouses agree on the financial terms and legal parameters of their marriage prior to getting married. This can include marital and separate assets, any future division of those assets in the event of a divorce, and any outstanding debts that one or both partners came to the marriage with. These agreements can also cover what should happen in the event that a partner passes away. A few reasons for entering into a pre-nuptial agreement include, but are not limited to:
- One or both partners are bringing significant assets into the marriage
- One or both partners have been married before
- One of both partners have children from another marriage
- One or both partners have a large amount of debt
- One or both partners own part of a business
Solving these issues prior to entering into a marriage can help to prevent future financial disputes, and makes all information regarding finances transparent to both spouses. Indeed, when entering into a pre-nuptial agreement, both partners are required to disclose all assets. This will lead to fewer surprises down the road.
Independent legal counsel during the drafting of the agreement is helpful should the pre-nuptial agreement end up in court. If one of the parties lacks legal representation, the court may be inclined to invalidate the agreement, which could throw the terms of the division of property and assets into turmoil. Given the complexity of this process, an effective pre-nuptial agreement lawyer can guide you and your spouse in creating the most legally sound and satisfactory agreement possible.
Contact Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. Today
Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. brings our commitment to family law and decades of combined experience to each and every case. Our compassionate attorneys will guide you through creating and negotiating a pre-nuptial agreement, from start to finish, in a manner that satisfies both parties and puts the terms of the marriage on more solid footing.
The San Antonio pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreement attorneys at Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. are here to help you and your spouse get the peace of mind you deserve. Contact us today at (210) 349-9933 to schedule an initial consultation completely free of charge.