Postnuptial agreements are a form of marriage contract, like prenuptial agreements, but they are negotiated and executed sometime AFTER the wedding occurs. People execute postnuptial agreements for many reasons, such as to protect an inheritance received during the marriage, to provide for what will happen to the parties' assets if one spouse passes away during the marriage, or to ratify and/or modify a prenuptial agreement.
However, as with prenuptial agreements, the negotiation and execution of any marriage contract must comply with the law. Generally, the same considerations relevant to prenuptial agreements apply to postnuptial agreements.
WHAT IF MY SPOUSE WON'T SIGN?
You should be aware that even if your spouse will not agree to sign a marriage contract, you should speak with an experienced attorney to discuss how you can best protect your assets in the event of a divorce even without such an agreement in place.
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