Family Law Library

Who should have a financial agreement?

Common reasons for considering a prenuptial agreement include:

• ownership of a successful business;
• having a high level of wealth;
• having children from a previous marriage;
• having elderly parents;
• anticipating a sizeable inheritance;
• having sizeable debt;
• pursuing a lucrative career;
• ownership of stock, a home or retirement fund; or
•  avoiding a costly divorce.