Encinitas & Temecula Prenuptial Agreement Attorney
Encinitas Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer Jeffrey Novack is a Certified Family Law Specialist who handles all aspects of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. We understand some people have reservations when discussing these items, and we help them understand the ways these documents can protect their interests.
A highly skilled Family Law Lawyer, Jeffrey Novack is an expert in this field. He has attained this certification from the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. He has extensive experience reviewing, drafting, revising, and offering knowledgeable legal advice to individuals regarding prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Whether you want to draft a pre-marital or post-marital agreement, or you have been asked to sign a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, call Novack Law Offices at (760) 942-1144 to schedule a comprehensive consultation.
With offices in Encinitas and Temecula, our family law firm serves clients throughout California. We provide skilled legal advice and counsel on the full spectrum of family law matters, including divorce, child support, and high asset divorce.
Entering into a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement
A prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is a contract between two parties to a marriage or a domestic partnership that sets out the division of assets in the event of separation, divorce, or death. Prenuptial agreements are entered into prior to marriage or the filing of a domestic partnership and postnuptial agreements are entered into after the marriage or filing of a domestic partnership has occurred but prior to separation, divorce or death. A Postnuptial Agreement drafted in anticipation or contemplation of separation or divorce is typically deemed unenforceable by the courts.
Under California Law, each party to a prenuptial or postnuptial contract should be represented by separate legal counsel. This is recommended as a protective measure to ensure that the individual being bound by the contract obtains objective, outside legal advice, and theoretically helps prevent the signing party from being subjected to undue pressure.
Prenuptial Agreement Attorney Jeffrey Novack drafts prenuptial and postnuptial agreements while setting forth the terms of asset distribution and spousal support in the event of separation, divorce or death. He also reviews prenuptial and postnuptial agreements on behalf of the party being asked to enter into the agreement.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are generally enforceable absent a showing of fraud, duress, or the inclusion of clauses that are against public policy. Therefore, it is imperative that both parties protect their interests by having an experienced family law lawyer review the documents prior to signing.