Wisconsin law permits spouses or those planning to marry to enter into marital property agreements to specify their financial rights and responsibilities to one another. Sometimes called a “pre-nup,” a pre-nuptial agreement is a useful tool for soon-to-be spouses who would like to decide in advance how to arrange their financial affairs during their marriage, at the death of one party, and in the event of a divorce. Spouses who have already married may also make such agreements, which are sometimes called “post-nuptial” agreements.
Because there are two kinds of marital property agreements, it is highly advisable that you work with a Madison family law attorney to draft yours properly. Our legal team at Balisle Family Law Legal Counsel, S.C., can help you and your spouse to decide whether an agreement is right for you and then help you move forward, should you decide to do so.
Balisle Family Law Legal Counsel, S.C. can help you decide if a marital property agreement would benefit you and your spouse-to-be or spouse. Our experienced Madison family law attorneys can draft an agreement tailored to fit your and your family's specific needs.
The two types of marital property agreements are:
To learn more or to set up a consultation with a skilled Madison marital property agreement lawyer, call us now at (608) 765-1001.