In Colorado, a marital agreement is the term for what are commonly known as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Two individuals may enter into a marital agreement either before they are married, or after they are married so long as the agreement is not entered into in contemplation of divorce or legal separation.
Helping You Create A Marital Agreement That Protects You
A marital agreement is essentially a binding contract between two parties. The purpose of the marital agreement is allow the parties to decide how property will be divided if the parties later divorce or separate. A marital agreement will be upheld by the court as long as both parties voluntarily entered into the agreement and both parties provided reasonable disclosure of the property or financial obligations contained in the agreement.
At Littman Family Law, our attorneys have over 30 years of combined experience preserving assets for clients in the Denver metro area and elsewhere throughout Colorado. We will listen to your concerns and provide you with options that will best suit your needs and unique circumstances.
Benefits Of Marital Agreements
There are several benefits of entering into a marital agreement, including:
- Certainty with regard to property division in the event of a future divorce or legal separation
- A less expensive divorce or legal separation process
- The ability to protect one's property as separate property
At Littman Family Law, we are skilled in the law of property division. Whether you are looking for assistance in drafting a marital agreement, enforcing an agreement, or seeking to set aside an agreement, we are ready and able to assist you. Send us an email or call 303-647-5850 today.