26 Jan Why Should I Obtain a Prenuptial Agreement in Florida?
Why Should I Get a Prenuptial Agreement?
A prenuptial agreement is intended for pragmatic engaged couples who would like to see their rights and responsibilities made clear should their impending nuptials end in divorce.
In our initial consultation, some of the best questions that we receive include: “Why should I get prenuptial agreement?”,”Is a prenuptial agreement a contract?”, and “What does a Prenuptial Agreement Cover?”
Is a Prenuptial Agreement a Contract?
Under Florida Statute 61.079 (2014), a prenuptial agreement is a contractual agreement between an engaged couple, which made in contemplation of marriage and is rendered effective upon the marriage of the couple. So, yes, it is a contract in the sense that it is a binding agreement in between two parties who have exchanged, and relied upon, the promises of each other, which is enforceable under Florida law.
What does a Prenuptial Agreement Cover?
Under Florida Family Law, parties to a prenuptial agreement may contract with respect to: