What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Marriage Agreements Before Getting Married
Forbes had a very good article recently discussing some of the issues same-sex couples may face when considering a Prenuptial Agreement -
"Before you say, “I do”
Before you marry your partner, formalize a premarital agreement. Premarital agreements provide controls in case your marriage ends in divorce. Have conversations to make sure you’re on the same page about how the marriage will work, about your finances and how you plan to raise children who will be a part of the family or a result of your marriage.
Who owns what?
Property acquired during a marriage is considered marital property unless otherwise stated in a marital agreement or “the property was received as the result of an inheritance or was excluded as marital property as a form of a valid agreement”
he full article is here.
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