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Financial Responsibilities in Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements usually bring to mind divorce as they usually are put to use when marriages dissolve, but there are other uses for a prenuptial agreement besides determining what will happen if a couple decides to split. Before getting married, many people are unsure of how financial responsibilities will be divided and how important financial decisions will be made. With a prenuptial agreement, a couple can arrange for their financial future by putting their plans in writing.

Whenever two people enter into a legal contract with one another, it is always important to have the counsel of a skilled and knowledgeable attorney. If you and your soon-to-be spouse are creating a prenuptial agreement, contact the Colleyville prenuptial agreement attorneys of Alexander & Associates at 817-756-4040 to discuss how an attorney can help.

Common Financial Responsibilities in Prenuptial Agreements

There are many ways a couple can use a prenuptial agreement to decide important issues in their marriage. Couples may include the following in their prenuptial agreement:

  • How income tax returns will be filed, either jointly or separately
  • Who is responsible for household bills and how they will be paid
  • Having joint or separate bank accounts
  • How bank accounts will be managed
  • Large purchases such as cars and a house
  • Management of savings
  • Support of one spouse for the other during college

These items and more may be included in a prenuptial agreement, so long as they are in regards to financial, and not personal, business.

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At Alexander & Associates, the Colleyville prenuptial agreement lawyers are committed to helping couples reach an acceptable prenuptial agreement using their extensive knowledge and skill in the area of family law. For more information on how we can help, contact us today at 817-756-4040.