Las Vegas Postnuptial Agreement Lawyers
Helping People in Clark County Develop Comprehensive Marital Agreements
Like a prenuptial agreement, a postnuptial agreement can help spouses protect their rights, assets, and maintain a more equitable marriage.
If you've already tied the knot and are realizing that a postnuptial agreement could help you feel more secure in your union, our Las Vegas postnuptial agreement attorneys are here to help. We'll work with you and your spouse's representation to draft a thorough postnuptial agreement that protects both parties' interests.
To schedule a free first consultation with our team and learn more about how we can help you develop a great postnup, contact us via phone at (702) 766-5566, or by filling out our contact form online.
How Do Marital Agreements Work in Las Vegas?
Like many states in the U.S., Las Vegas utilizes the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreement Act to determine what can or cannot be included in a marital agreement.
In Nevada, you can use a postnuptial agreement to:
- Designate what assets and liabilities are considered separate or community property, including labeling property that would normally be considered community as separate, and vice versa;
- Allocate how each spouse's earnings are used;
- Determine how the spouses will allocate income if one party is disabled;
- Agree to pay more than the state-ordered amount of spousal support in the event of a divorce;
- Determine how the parties distribute community property in the event of a divorce;
- And more.
However, postnuptial agreements cannot be used to stipulate terms for child support or custody.
The process for acquiring a postnup is very similar to the process for getting a prenup. Both parties must hire their own legal counsel and collaborate on terms for the postnup. During this process, they must disclose all property they own to one another. The legal representatives can then draft a legally binding postnuptial agreement containing those terms that the parties then sign.
A postnup may be considered invalid by a court if:
- One party signed the postnup under duress, including while facing threats or blackmail;
- One party failed to disclose property holdings while drafting the postnup;
- The parties' circumstances have changed substantially since the postnup was first drafted;
- The terms of the postnup are so inequitable as to be considered "unconscionable" by the court.
At Roberts Stoffel Family Law Group, our Las Vegas postnuptial agreement attorneys have experience helping Nevadans draft comprehensive postnups that protect their rights and assets.
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