Hinsdale Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Attorneys
Experienced Marital Agreement Lawyers in Indian Head Park, Willowbrook, and Clarendon Hills
The beginning of a marriage is a hopeful and positive time, but it’s impossible to predict what the future may bring. With greater frequency, couples are considering prenuptial agreements to protect themselves and their children should their marriage unexpectedly end. At the Law Office of Martoccio & Martoccio, our attorneys are experienced in working with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. We assist clients in negotiating and preparing these agreements as well as in divorce litigation in which they play a part.
Advantages of Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Planning for the potential end of your marriage can be emotionally disconcerting, but for most couples a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is simply a pragmatic way of ensuring their interests are protected in the future. These agreements allow couples to workout the mechanics of a divorce, particularly issues of division of property and child and spousal support, before there are hurt feelings and other impediments to a smooth process. Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements offer a number of advantages including:
- Facilitating a swift and efficient divorce
- Preventing the need for contentious disputes in a divorce
- Preserving property held prior to the marriage
- Protecting the inheritance of children from a previous relationship
- Protecting business interests
- Protecting family heirlooms and
- Setting clear expectations for what will happen in a divorce
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are not ironclad, and can be subject to challenges in the event of a divorce. At our firm, our attorneys are skilled in drafting agreements that are effective and enforceable. We are also experienced in successfully challenging and defending these agreements in court.
If you are interested in getting a prenuptial of postnuptial agreement or are involved in a divorce that includes a prenuptial agreement, contact us at 630-920-8855 to schedule a free consultation. We serve clients in DuPage, Cook, Kane, Kendall, and Will Counties.