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Georgetown Premarital Agreements Attorney

Round Rock / Georgetown Prenuptial Agreements

Getting Married? Give Each Other a Gift That Will Keep Your Marriage Strong

A Premarital Agreement can be a very loving thing to do. Don't fall for the myth that it's "not romantic" or means "we're going to divorce." Any marriage can benefit from a Premarital Agreement. However, a "prenup" should be considered mandatory if:

  • There is a business or particular other assets
  • There is a debt or tax problem
  • Yours is a late-in-life remarriage, especially with children from prior marriage
  • The marriage is between people of significantly different ages, backgrounds or assets

Different expectations, undisclosed (or un-discussed) problems, and the needs of existing children can bee some of the most difficult things to deal with in marriage. You can reduce the possibility that these will derail your dreams by addressing them now, and reaching a written agreement.

Fortunately, most marriages do live up to the "death do us part" promise. But that means, of course, that one spouse has died, and the surviving spouse may have to deal with other family members, business partners, etc. Planning in advance makes sense.

At the Law Office of Jim Jarvis, we have the understanding required to draft solid prenuptial agreements for your family. Attorney Jim Jarvis is an experienced Georgetown premarital agreements lawyer and a Board Certified Family Law Specialist (Texas Board of Legal Specialization). Jim and his staff will explain your family law options and help you choose the approach that is best for you.

Jim Jarvis has more than a quarter century of experience helping clients in the Williamson County area understand their premarital agreement options and make decisions that meet their needs. We will work to protect your legal, emotional and financial interests throughout Georgetown, Round Rock, Cedar Park and the entire Austin area. Contact our law firm by e-mail to schedule an initial consultation.

Premarital Agreements Lawyer in the Williamson and Travis County Area

Planning ahead is never a bad idea. Prenuptial agreements can help in many ways, including:

  • Protecting spouses from inheriting the debt of the other spouse
  • Insulate one spouse from large tax problems
  • Protecting inheritance
  • Ensure property is passed to the appropriate children
  • Protect your business assets

Our knowledgeable family law lawyers will work with you to draft an agreement that protects your rights and your loved ones' interests.

Enforcing Premarital Agreements

In order to be enforceable, prenuptial agreements must meet certain state requirements. Our family law attorneys will insure and that the requirements in Texas statutes are met.

We can also draft agreements for same sex partners who want a substitute for marriage. These documents are commonly referred to as domestic partnership agreements.

If you need to protect your separate property or business assets in the Round Rock area, turn to a knowledgeable attorney for help. Call 512-930-8250 or contact the Law Office of Jim Jarvis by e-mail to schedule an appointment at our office in Georgetown.

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