St. Charles, Illinois Prenuptial Agreement Attorneys
Lawyers for Premarital Agreements in Kane County Illinois
While no couple wants to cloud the celebration of a forthcoming marriage with talk of a future divorce, it is nonetheless important that Illinois couples consider the benefits of prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements are created before the legal marriage with the intent of establishing guidelines for the division of property, assets, and debts in the event of a future divorce. Prenuptial agreements are particularly useful for couples where:
- One or both parties have significant assets such as business holdings, real estate, or stocks;
- One party earns a significant amount of income as compared to the other and wishes to protect his or her livelihood;
- One party enters into business ownership and, in agreement with the other party, chooses to keep the business as an individual asset; and
- There is a desire to reconcile an estranged marriage with provisions resolving all financial issues between you if you do not reconcile (usually done in a postnuptial agreement).
At Bochte, Kuzniar & Navigato, P.C., we have worked alongside numerous couples to draft a legally binding, equitable, well thought out prenuptial agreement. It is crucial when drafting a prenuptial agreement that the attorneys involved are familiar with state law regarding such agreements. It is important to be proactive in ensuring the legality of prenuptial agreements in the event of future disputes. Our team of prenuptial agreement attorneys works with each client throughout the process of drafting and completing a prenuptial agreement, and are willing to provide guidance should a dispute arise.
Why Is a Prenuptial Agreement Helpful?
The purpose of a prenuptial agreement is to provide the couple with guidelines that can be easily followed in the event that they choose to divorce. In addition to providing guidelines, prenuptial agreements can dramatically increase the likelihood of a fair distribution of assets and debts, and in some cases, may be the catalyst for financial security of one or both parties. Prenuptial agreements also act as a road map for what assets and debts were brought into the marriage individually, as well as those obtained through the course of the marriage. Like most family law documents, prenuptial agreements can be modified as circumstances change.
Get the Help You Need
If you and your significant other want the peace of mind and security of a prenuptial agreement, you need attorneys that you can trust. At Bochte, Kuzniar & Navigato, P.C., we offer discreet, personalized services to our clients throughout the western suburbs of Chicago and the entire Fox Valley area, including St. Charles, Elgin, Geneva, Batavia, Aurora, Wheaton, Naperville, DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County. Our attorneys also can provide clients with financial resources to help outline and solidify financial plans in a prenuptial agreement. For more information and a free consultation, contact us today at 630-377-7770.