Getting married is an exciting milestone, but one that also involves legal entanglement. For couples in Illinois hoping to clarify financial issues and protect assets, a prenuptial agreement can provide critical peace of mind no matter what the future holds.
But knowing what to put in an Illinois prenup can be a challenge. You want an agreement that protects yet does not seem cold and unromantic. The key is crafting a document that reflects your values and goals as a couple. A family law attorney can help you form the right document for you.
Defining Your Financial Partnership
A prenup lets you outline the financial foundations of your marriage. Things like keeping assets and debts separate that predate the marriage can be addressed. You can also agree on joint accounts and savings goals. Your prenup becomes a blueprint for how you will handle money day-to-day....