A postnuptial agreement is essentially the same document as a prenuptial agreement, and it accomplishes the same purposes, except that a postnuptial agreement is created after a couple has married rather than prior to the wedding ceremony. A spousal arrangement has the effect of resolving in advance any potential disputes over finances, assets, inheritances, children, or other potentially contentious issues that may emerge should the marriage be dissolved. With a combined 75 years of legal experience, the Fresno divorce lawyers of Tomassian, Pimentel & Shapazian can help you draft a good postnuptial agreement and make sure that both parties understand its full implications. We also review spousal arrangement to make sure they are valid, fair, and adequate for both partners. If you need a postnuptial agreement drafted or reviewed, or if you have questions or concerns about any spousal arrangement, call the postnuptial agreement lawyers at Tomassian, Pimentel & Shapazian today. We can help you.
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Under California law, a postnuptial agreement (the precise legal term is “post-marital agreement”) is only valid if it is voluntarily agreed upon by both spouses after a complete disclosure of all assets and debts. Both spouses must be represented by independent legal counsel or at least have a fair opportunity to consult with a postnuptial agreement lawyer before signing any spousal arrangement.
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