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Marital Agreement Attorney in Austin

Effectively Protecting Your Assets & Your Future

While drafting a marital agreement is not typically thought of as a romantic gesture, marital agreements are extremely practical and useful legal instruments. Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements can be used to protect both your and your spouse’s assets in the event of a divorce. This is especially important if either party is bringing significant business or personal property into the marriage. You are not expecting to get divorced but working with an Austin marital agreement lawyer can help ensure your future is protected. Attorney Melissa Williams can guide you through the legal process and help you with your family law needs.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call our firm at (512) 271-2063.

Why Draft a Marital Agreement?

Marital agreements are so frequently associated with celebrities, business owners, and wealthy individuals. However, they offer value to virtually any couple. A marital agreement can be used to protect your credit, your family's business, and even your employment benefits. With over 20 years of experience, we have handled many types of family law and divorce cases and have personally seen countless situations get out of hand due to a lack of a marital agreement. We can work with you to create a marital agreement that fits your individual needs.

A few common reasons to draft a marital agreement include:

  • To protect your financial assets in the event of divorce or death
  • To prevent financial disputes from arising in your marriage
  • To strengthen your estate plan

While a marital agreement can help with many different aspects of your marriage, there are a few provisions which are not allowed. For example, you cannot include child custody or support terms in a prenuptial agreement.

Retain a Board-Certified Family Law Attorney in Austin

If you are planning to get married, speaking with an Austin marital agreement attorney is in your best interest. We can sit down with you to discuss whether or not drafting a marital agreement is right for you and if so, what it should include. Attorney Melissa Williams can help you create a comprehensive agreement that helps to prevent or resolve major disputes before they even arise.

We're here to meet your needs. Call us today at (512) 271-2063 and let us know how we can help.

“I am dedicated to representing my clients in a way that minimizes conflict and maximizes solutions.”

- Melissa M. Williams
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