Do We Need A Marriage Contract?

Do We Need A Marriage Contract?

Understanding How A Legal Agreement Can Strengthen your Life Together

Book - 2010
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Are you about to get married? Do you know and understand the financial implications of getting married? Are you concerned about protecting assets you're bringing into the marriage? What can a marriage contract do to protect the interests of both partners? Should you and your spouse-to-be have one? How do I raise this subject with my future spouse? Today, couples planning to marry are thinking beyond the perfect ceremony and honeymoon location. For a variety of reasons, couples are investing in marriage contracts: to protect or deal with assets brought into the marriage by one or both partners; to accommodate special situations and financial arrangements of blended families; to satisfy family or business partners who demand that a prenuptial agreement be signed; to avoid the bitter fights that can arise if the relationship does end in divorce. Do We Need a Marriage Contract? is a practical, step by step guide to understanding and implementing a marriage contract. Here are some key highlights: Written in accessible non-legal language Provides full coverage on what marriage contracts are, who needs them, and what they can do Offers advice on how to raise the subject without jeopardizing the relationship Addresses the special concerns of step-families and same-sex couples Helps you find and work effectively with a lawyer Includes samples of key legal and financial documents
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : John Wiley & Sons Canada, c2010.
ISBN: 9780470737514
Branch Call Number: 346.016 COC
Characteristics: x, 196 p. ; 22 cm.


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