West Virginia Postnuptial Agreements Attorney

What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

A West Virginia postnuptial agreement or “antenuptial agreement,” is a legal document that married couples can use to decide how assets will be distributed if the marriage ends in divorce or death. Similar to a prenuptial agreement, a postnuptial agreement serves as a tool of protection, with either spouse standing to benefit. Attorney Phil Isner of Isner Law Office in Elkins, WV is an experienced family law attorney who understands the complex details involving postnuptial agreements in the state of West Virginia.

Why Do I Need a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement lets a married couple protect themselves and their assets in the case of a divorce or death of a spouse. When a couple considers drafting a postnuptial agreement, it does not always mean that they are thinking about filing for divorce. There are other reasons for consenting to a postnuptial agreement:

– To clearly define each spouse’s wishes for the property brought into the marriage

– To specify the redistribution of property, wealth, family inheritances, heirlooms, etc.

– To make sure that certain assets pass to children from previous marriages or relationships, no matter what happens. A postnuptial agreement can help protect children’s inheritances.

– To protect one spouse if the other has been financially irresponsible or has encountered legal trouble during the marriage
To protect themselves and their assets against future uncertainty

– To provide the financial resources needed in the event the marriage ends in divorce

Developing a postnup is a proactive strategy to ensure that the financial security that you have worked hard to earn is protected in worst case scenarios such as death, divorce, and separation. Isner Law Office can advise you on how prenuptial agreements work and can guide you through making the decisions that are best for you.

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West Virginia Family Law Attorneys

Financial disagreements are often one of the most common causes for problems in a marriage. Entering into a postnuptial agreement allows both spouses the peace of mind knowing exactly where they stand and what to expect. You have a right to safeguard your assets, as well as the interests of you and your children. Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing postnuptial agreements can be challenging and it is important to speak to Attorney Phil Isner. He understands how postnuptial agreements work in North Central West Virginia and can guide you through the postnuptial agreement process. Call the team at Isner Law Office today to schedule a consultation. (304) 636-7681