With prenuptial agreements in the news seemingly everyday regarding celebrities and wealthy business owners, it is important for people across the country to understand the benefits of such a document.
According to a recent DailyFinance article, brides and grooms of all economic statuses should consider signing a prenuptial agreement in order to protect their assets in the unfortunate, unforeseen case of a divorce.
One of the first things couples planning on creating a prenuptial agreement should take into consideration is making the agreement well in advance of the wedding, so as to not disrupt the ceremony and to give both parties enough time to review the document.
Secondly, couples need to be able to step away from and control their emotions during the process, as this can be key to ensuring that the prenup is signed and is mutually agreed upon.
Finally, it is important to research one's state laws prior to creating a prenup, as marriage property laws differ from state to state.
Prenuptial agreements are particularly useful for small business owners, as they help prevent a complicated divorce process.