Prenuptial Agreements in Colorado
Denver, CO Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer
Two people considering marriage may choose to sign a legal contract referred
to as a prenuptial agreement. These agreements are put in place to protect
them if one or both parties have a large amount of assets and property.
The prenuptial agreement, or prenup, is there in the event that the couple
files for dissolution of marriage or a
legal separation. Prenups are used in annulment proceedings. With the prenuptial agreement
will be clear instructions as to how the property, assets and other finances
will be divided if the two parties get
Although prenuptial agreements are not the most romantic thing to think
about as you're about to get married, they can give you
peace of mind knowing that you have a secure financial future. If you are considering a prenuptial agreement created for you and your
soon-to-be spouse, you will need to help of an experienced Denver family
attorney. Our team at
Jones Law Firm, PC can make sure that it is drafted correctly and is enforceable in court.
Colorado Requirements for Prenuptial Agreements
In order for a prenuptial agreement to stand in court, it must abide by
all of the legal criteria listed under Colorado family law.
In order for a prenup to be considered valid and enforceable, it must fulfill
the following requirements:
- It must be in writing
- Assets, property & finances must be fairly disclosed
- Both parties must enter into the prenuptial agreement voluntarily
- If alimony payments are enclosed they must be conscionable at the time
- No quid pro quo is required
When drafting your prenuptial agreement, you may want to address several
different issues so that no stone is left unturned.
The contents of a Colorado prenuptial agreement typically cover:
- The division of property
- The division of debts
- Other legal rights and obligations regarding the will and insurance policies
If you and your spouse drafted a prenuptial agreement while living in another
state, the Colorado family court will usually enforce it. However, out-of-state
prenups must abide by the legal requirements in the state it was created
in. If you have any questions as to whether your prenuptial agreement
is legally enforceable, please do not hesitate to ask a Denver prenuptial
agreement attorney from our firm.
Schedule a consultation with our Denver attorney today!
Our legal team has been practicing divorce and family law since 1991. We
have extensive experience drafting both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
We are highly knowledgeable of Colorado
family law and we are familiar with all of the legal requirements. Our legal team
can also review out-of-state prenuptial agreements to make sure that they
are enforceable in Colorado family court. We will be happy to sit down
and learn of your specific goals and desires.
Jones Law Firm, PC can provide you with trustworthy legal counsel and we
always put your best interests first. We are a client-oriented law firm,
so you can feel confident knowing that your case will receive the time
and attention that it needs. We pride ourselves in being openly available
to clients and also keeping you constantly informed of any developments
in your case. Our firm is made up of family law attorneys that you can
trust. Let us help you protect your family and secure your future.
Contact Jones Law Firm, PC today to speak with a Denver family attorney about drafting a prenuptial