West Virginia Prenuptial Agreement Law
If your fiancé has given you a marriage agreement to sign before your wedding, you want an experienced family lawyer to verify the agreement and make sure you understand all the rights you can give up and the long-term consequences it may have on your future. Use a pre-marital arrangement to protect both parties! – Organize your rights and duties! U.S. Legal Forms™, Inc., also known as pre-marital, pre-marital or anti-tenuptital agreements, offers pre-marital (pre-marital) forms and summaries of laws that have been drawn to meet the requirements of the State of West Virginia. The form contains financial statements that both parties must complete. Free previews end available. Marital agreements can benefit both partners and help ensure that assets are effectively distributed equitably when divorce becomes a reality. We can help protect assets you have accumulated or earned before your wedding. An agreement can benefit you in the following way: marriage contracts are not reserved for rich men. Many clients who choose to perform marriage contracts were already married and raised children.
In this situation, marital agreements can protect the property of the two separated families fairly and equitably. Many people who marry later in life have heirs to a previous relationship who, with the exception of marriage, would be the main beneficiaries of wealth. Many have accumulated considerable assets and simply want to name them. Others have obtained the family property they want to have in the impropriety of the new relationship. You have the right to protect yourself. Our employees at Lyne Ranson Law Offices, PLLC, provide you with the information you need to understand your rights and explore your options when creating an agreement that can protect your wealth and personal property before, during and after a wedding. We can help you protect your rights and their financial security now and in the future. In the absence of a conjugal agreement, any property acquired during the marriage, as well as a pre-marital patrimony, is considered a marital property. In West Virginia, family judges will attempt to “equitably” share marital patrimony – which in many cases is an impossible and rarely “appropriate” task. In the event of a divorce, spouses can agree in advance on a specific provision and division of the estate. Today, we are going to talk about marital agreements with respect to divorce in West Virginia. What are marital agreements? Marital agreements are simply pre-marriage agreements that describe what must happen when they divorce.
There may be things like spleaving support, real estate sharing and some things related to West Virginia property can also be covered.