Premarital and Other Property Agreements

Building strong foundations

Premarital agreements and cohabitation agreements  can help you start life together on firm footing.  Premarital agreements provide prospective spouses with a framework for identifying the property they bring into the marriage as well as ways to preserve and handle the property in the event of death or divorce.

What will happen to my property after I marry? How can I protect my business, just in case we divorce? What do I owe my partner if we only live together and we do not marry? When thinking about marriage or living together, many couples  turn to property agreements to state their wishes  to these sorts of questions.

At GoransonBain Ausley, we have  drafted and reviewed numerous premarital agreements and cohabitation agreements for Austin couples  that set out the rules that will govern their property if they live together and/or marry.

During marriage, spouses sometimes want to set out some ground rules to govern the assets and liabilities they have accumulated during the marriage.  Post-marital agreements, sometimes known as Post-Nuptial Agreements or Partition or Exchange Agreements, allow married couples to make binding changes to their finances. GoransonBain Ausley lawyers can discuss the pros and cons of entering into these types of agreements.

Crafting agreements that suit your needs

It could be that you are unsure whether a premarital or other property agreement is right for you and your partner. You might have received an agreement to review and would like clear legal advice. Or you’re considering divorce and would like to examine the enforceability of your existing agreement.

Whatever your question about this area of family law, GoransonBain Ausley’s experienced lawyers are here to answer your questions. We can advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of entering into property agreements and help you make an informed decision about whether this is the right step for you and your partner to take. If it is the right step for you and your partner to take, the lawyers at GoransonBain Ausley can draft the agreement that is right for you.

Contact us today to begin exploring your options.