Whether you are getting married or are presently married and want to preserve and protect your assets by means of a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement, or if you are being asked to sign such a Marital Agreement, it is essential that you contact an experienced and knowledgeable Marital Agreement Attorney.
Please call the Law Offices of Marital Agreement Lawyer Joseph Battle Carnohan at (760) 722-8200 to make an appointment for a free, confidential consultation.
Mr. Carnohan can answer all of your questions about marital agreements, draft a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement on your behalf, or review an agreement that your present or current spouse has asked you to sign. Additionally, Lawyer Joe Carnohan can negotiate the terms of the agreement.
Every couple’s situation is unique, and Oceanside Marital Agreement Attorney Joseph Carnohan will carefully review your concerns and objectives in order to provide the highest quality legal counsel. If you are the party who is being bound by the prenuptial agreement, he will thoroughly explain how each provision will impact you in case of divorce, thereby enabling you to make informed decisions.
Conveniently located in Oceanside, the Law Offices of Oceanside Marital Agreement Lawyer Joe Carnohan proudly represents clients throughout North San Diego County.
Marital Agreement Representation in Oceanside – Lawyer Joseph Carnohan
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements are designed to provide financial protection and security for the requesting party should you ultimately divorce.
The clauses set forth in these Marital Agreements vary significantly based upon the assets and debts held by each couple. A comprehensive prenuptial or postnuptial agreement typically makes provisions for the following:
Separate Property Ownership
Future Separate Property Income
Income Derived from Joint Business Interests
Division of Monetary Assets Earned During Marriage
Marital Property Division
Morality Clauses that Affect Property Division if Violated
Although Premarital or Postmarital Agreements may be used to address financial interests, the division of both real and personal property and debts, California law expressly forbids the use of these agreements to set forth either the amount of child support to be paid to the primary physical custodian or the issue of child custody.
In order to be enforceable, both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements must be entered into in compliance with state law. Both parties must comply with provisions requiring a comprehensive disclosure of debts. Failing to disclose financial information is sufficient to void a marital agreement.
Additionally, the party who is to be bound to the terms of the agreement must seek independent counsel to review the agreement, fully explain how it will impact them, and ensure that it is not wholly one-sided. Failure to do so may result in the Marital Agreement being deemed unenforceable due to potential claims of duress.
A skilled and highly respected attorney, Mr. Carnohan possess the experience necessary to provide the sound legal advice that is needed prior to entering into an agreement that can have long-term implications.
Contact Oceanside Marital Agreement Attorney Joseph Carnohan for a Free Consultation
At the Law Offices of Oceanside Marital Agreement Lawyer Joseph Carnohan, our primary goal is to educate our clients so they are capable of making informed decisions prior to entering into a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement.
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