Marital Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Marital agreements are essential for couples who want to provide protection for certain assets and property, or who want to ensure future inheritance rights fornchildren from a prior marriage, or who want to clearly set out procedures for dividing property and defining financial responsibilities in the event of divorce. You can address these and other essential matters prior to your marriage by entering into a prenuptial agreement. If you are already married, or if you want to make changes to an existing agreement, you can enter into a postnuptial agreement. Either tool is ideal to help ensure certainty for the future and for creating peace of mind.

At the Law Office of Robin Rucker Gaillard, LLC, our Prince George’s County prenuptial agreement attorney can help you find peace of mind, too. We are committed to assisting each client with making sound decisions about their property and financial future so we listen intently to your concerns and fully inform you of your rights and responsibilities under marital agreements. Our goal is to provide a solid prenuptial or postnuptial agreement that reflects the unique financial situation of each client and their priorities for the future.

Many states have adopted a uniform set of rules to make sure that a marital agreement is valid, however, Maryland is not among them. As an experienced Prince George’s County marital agreements attorney, Robin Rucker Gaillard, Esq., is adept at producing strong, effective, and valid prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. These marital agreements will help you put in place a road map for property rights and asset protection; determine financial obligations in the event of divorce; and define how you and your spouse manage property during the marriage, along with other key actions not provided for anywhere else in the law.

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are ideal tools for couples contemplating marriage, whether you need the full complement of legal protections for an assortment of property or business interests, or simply want to ensure your financial future in the event of separation or divorce. The Law Office of Robin Rucker Gaillard, LLC, offers those in Prince George’s County and elsewhere, sound legal advice and reliable information about the importance of developing valid marital agreements that may be relied on in court.

Use Marital Agreements to deal expressly and uniquely with the following issues:

  • dividing assets or liabilities after separation or divorce
  • safeguarding inheritance rights of children in instances of a blended marriage
  • determining the role of estate planning documents for each spouse
  • protecting businesses and property that produces income
  • directing which spouse can buy, sell or control specific properties during the marriage or after a separation or divorce
  • determining the treatment of future earnings in the event of separation and divorce
  • determining an amount of alimony and the duration of payments in the event of separation or divorce
  • dividing retirement assets or keeping them separate
  • distributing proceeds of life insurance policies

Our Firm is Here to Help You

As a Prince George’s County lawyer knowledgeable about prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, Robin Rucker Gaillard Esq., handles all aspects of separation, divorce, and family law matters. Let us assist you with using prenuptial and postnuptial agreements to protect your interests and to provide a degree of certainty to your family. Contact our office for a consultation at (301) 363-2933.

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