Prenuptial Agreement "I act as a trusted advocate to help ensure you and your children's best interests are protected." - Antonio Jimenez

Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer in Miami

Premarital Agreements & Divorce

Marriage is an important decision for many different reasons. While thousands of marriages are entered into each year in this country, the divorce rate throughout the United States is alarming to many. When entering into a marriage, many people typically choose to protect themselves by signing a premarital agreement, most commonly known as a prenuptial agreement. If you or someone you know is interested in creating a premarital agreement, you will need the assistance of an experienced attorney to draft or review all documents.

As a prenuptial agreement lawyer in Miami, I can help you determine if this is the right course for you and assist you in determining the terms that best meet your needs. Call me at (786) 220-0730.

The Importance of a Premarital Agreement

Premarital agreements protect your financial assets. It not only protects assets that are acquired during the marriage but also the growth of your assets that are acquired before the marriage. It is essential to understand that once two parties are married, each spouse obtains rights to share specific resources, including wages, property, and debts in the event of a divorce. Premarital agreements allow the parties to alter the respective rights each has.

Typically, prenuptial contracts modify or change the parties’ rights concerning:

  • Spousal support
  • Child support (although it cannot be waived completely by law)
  • How the growth of any assets obtained before the marriage are divided
  • How assets received during the marriage are divided
  • How debts acquired during the marriage are divided

Challenging a Premarital Agreement

In most cases, a premarital agreement is a binding agreement between the parties. After a separation, many individuals seek to challenge these agreements. There are a few ways to challenge a premarital agreement, which is dependent on the ability to prove that the agreement was not validly entered into. The party who seeks to challenge the prenuptial agreement can show that the agreement is not valid in many ways. For example, they can claim that the agreement was not voluntary, the parties did not provide fair and reasonable financial disclosure, or that the agreement was entered into while fraud, duress, or coercion was present.

Challenging premarital agreements is difficult in Florida Courts. The courts typically enforce these contracts, finding that individuals only seek to challenge the agreement for their benefit after the fact. When you are considering challenging these contracts, you need an experienced Miami prenuptial attorney who has a thorough understanding of the narrow exceptions to the law.

Modifying a Premarital Agreement

Once a premarital agreement is entered into, there are limited ways to modify the agreement. Florida courts require that any changes desired are put in writing, and the parties sign the agreement. This protects the individuals by ensuring that the intentions of the parties are indicated. One crucial difference between the original premarital agreement and modification is that modifications do not require consideration in exchange for the agreement.

Speak with Me Today

My practice is exclusively devoted to family law. Over the years, I have created many pre- and post-nuptial agreements and I will be happy to create a contract for you that complies with Florida Law.

Contact me today to schedule your in-depth one-hour consultation.

Why Work With Jimenez Legal PA?

  • Focused Practice

    My practice is entirely focused on divorce and family law, and I understand the significant impact these cases can have on your future. I am dedicated to providing highly personalized and compassionate service that helps every client meet their unique goals.

  • Proven Results

    When it comes to the quality of my service, you do not need to take my word for it. Check out the testimonials and the results I have obtained for those in similar situations on my client testimonial page.

  • Dedication to Success

    With so much on the line, you can trust me not to back down when defending your rights. My experience in litigating more than 25 different jury trials and hundreds of contested court hearings is evidence of my determination to fight on your behalf.

  • Personalized Attention

    I take a personalized approach to each client's case. I am always available to answer your questions, and I make a point of providing regular, detailed updates on your case and how it is progressing. I will be the only attorney working on your case.

Antonio G. Jimenez

Antonio is an experienced divorce and family lawyer who has been providing high quality, highly effective legal representation to clients for over a decade.

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