What Should I Know About Same-Sex Prenuptial Agreements?
Hi, I’m Helayne Weiss of the Law Firm of Herbert and Weiss. We’re a family law practice located in Englewood, New Jersey. We service surrounding towns, including Fort Lee, and Englewood.
Today, I want to talk to you about prenuptial agreements for same sex marriages. And the very first thing that I want to take care of, and get out of the way, is the idea that somehow the law for how we deal with prenuptial agreements for same-sex couples might be different than it is for, what some may call, a traditional couple. And that is absolutely not true. The law is completely the same, the approach is the same, it doesn’t matter.
So the next thing is, for some people, the idea of talking about money and accounts before you actually get married might seem awkward, might seem that it’s contrary to the idea of creating a union between you and your soon-to-be spouse. But really, having a conversation about your finances can be the most helpful thing you can do for your relationship, because it puts it all our on the table.
Now if you come to Herbert and Weiss, we will help you organize your ideas about this. We’ll talk about what your assets are and come up with a plan on how you would like to have your assets handled in the unlikely event that there is a divorce. And we’ll help you with the kind of things you’ll say to your soon to be spouse, so that it’s not so uncomfortable and difficult to have that conversation.
So here at Herbert and Weiss, we are absolutely prepared to help you throughout this process, we’ll answer all the questions you have, and I look forward to working with you. Our office number is 201-440-6300, and the website is www.herbertandweiss.com. Thank you so much and have a great day.