A couple signing a prenuptial agreement

    A Prenuptial Agreement in California is a contract entered into by a couple in contemplation of marriage. Such agreements generally address property issues in the event of death or divorce in California; but can include other matters as well. Contact William D. Evans to draft a prenuptial agreement that will meet your needs, will comply with the law, and be enforceable.


    A prenuptial agreement can be used as a mechanism to protect the inheritance of children from a prior marriage or relationship and/or to protect the assets of a spouse who brings substantially greater property to the marriage. A prenuptial agreement Los Angeles can identify and clarify each party’s separate property; so that in the event of divorce Los Angeles or other litigation, the separate nature of the property need not be proven in court. A prenuptial agreement can also limit a spouse’s right to the other spouse’s premarital property upon his or her death. Conversely, a prenuptial agreement can detail how a spouse is to be cared for in the event of separation in California. William D. Evans can help you identify what concerns you want to address, based on his experience having litigated innumerable divorces; and will draft a prenuptial agreement that reflects your choices and protects your interests and rights.


    A prenuptial agreement requires a couple to focus on estate planning and to make important joint decisions. Couples who have children from prior relationships are encouraged to discuss what property will be shared and what property will be considered “separate property” upon the death of either spouse. Couples should also determine whether life insurance should be purchased to provide for their spouse or their children. William D. Evans assists couples in understanding their options and making important joint decisions that will provide for their family throughout their life and upon their death. William D. Evans can assist you in drafting a prenuptial agreement tailored to your needs as well as a compatible will and trust Long Beach, or any other estate planning document.




    A prenuptial agreement in California is a serious process. It isn’t always and easy discussion to have with a future spouse. There are ways to approach that conversation which make the process easier than others. There are also many considerations which the average person is unaware of that should be a part of a solid prenuptial agreement in Los Angeles; and often are not. Only experience can teach the nuance of a truly great prenuptial agreement in Los Angeles. The safe bet is to discuss your options with a lawyer before jumping into it. Without a plan of action, and superior team of legal expertise behind you, your prenuptial agreement in Los Angeles may not be in your favor.


    If you are considering a prenuptial agreement in Los Angeles County or a prenuptial agreement in Orange County; start a conversation with the best family law attorney Los Angeles County. We have experience in all venues of family law in the local area; from Los Angeles courthouses to Orange County courthouses. Choose the Long Beach Attorneys you can trust, William D. Evans, APLC.


    Remember, William D. Evans is not only a family law attorney…he teaches the law. As a professor in the field of family law, he is especially suited to handling your divorce in California.


    William D. Evans offers a free 30-minute initial consultation. Call William D. Evans at (562) 439-9001 to discuss your options today.


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