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Understanding Prenuptial Agreements – St. Louis Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer

If you are planning ton getting married, you may want to schedule a meeting to discuss prenuptial agreements with you St. Louis prenuptial agreement lawyer.

A prenuptial agreement encompasses all marriage contracts made before a marriage occurs determining what estates, real or personal, are owned by one party and would remain in their possession should a marriage be dissolved. A St. Louis prenuptial agreement lawyer can help you every step of the way.

In Missouri, most prenuptial agreements are favored and considered enforceable under the state’s law. In order for a prenuptial agreement to be enforceable, there must have been full disclosure of all relevant facts between both parties entering the agreement. They must both have a full knowledge of what they are agreeing to and the agreement must be considered fair and reasonable.

Most matters concerning properties and other financial matters are pretty straightforward and usually upheld, however matters dealing with child custody and support will be subject to a thorough review by the courts.

Prenuptial agreements can help a couple evaluate the full financial implications of their union ahead of time and may be able to reduce conflict should the marriage be dissolved further down the road.

The agreement must be in writing since no oral prenuptial agreements are acceptable and the agreement must be signed voluntarily, not forced.

It is imperative to seek legal counsel when considering a creating a prenuptial agreement from an experienced St. Louis prenuptial agreement lawyer.

Contact a St. Louis Prenuptial Agreements Lawyer Today

Call (314) 541-7421 for Free Private Consultation

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Jeffrey A. Heater
Attorney at Law

5205 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109

Phone: (314) 541-7421

Fax: (314) 932-7672

jeff@heaterlaw.com

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