Marital Agreements / Prenuptial Agreement Lawyers in Longmont
Colorado couples who are planning a marriage, or who are already married,
can make contractual agreements between themselves to protect separate
property interests and finances in case of a later divorce or legal separation.
Such agreements can be used to protect your separate property interests
into the future, and outline your rights and interests should your marriage
end in a legal separation or
An antenuptial agreement, prenuptial agreement, premarital agreement, or
"pre-nup" can be entered into prior to a marriage. A marital
agreement, postnuptial agreement, or "post-nup" can be entered
into after the marriage.
Premarital or post-marital agreements can be enforceable if they meet certain
- Agreements must be in writing and signed by both parties.
- Consent to the agreement must be voluntary and not the result of duress.
- Each party must provide to the other a fair and reasonable disclosure of
his or her property or financial liabilities before executing the agreement.
Said another way - the party against whom enforcement is sought has to
have provided adequate financial disclosures to the other party.