Premarital Agreements for Millennials

According to a recent article in The New York Times, millennials may be embracing prenuptial agreements more than generations before them. The Rise of the Millennial Prenup discusses the relevance of premarital agreements for millennials, who are often getting married later in life and building up more assets before marriage than previous generations.

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Premarital agreements can benefit couples of any generation. In addition to the security of an executed agreement, the process and preparation necessary to craft a prenuptial agreement can be beneficial in and of itself. As the author notes, “getting a clear picture of your finances is always a good idea — especially before you merge your life with someone else’s.” The article provides circumstances under which you might want to consider a prenuptial agreement, tips for discussions with your partner, and a sample of relevant considerations which will vary from state to state.

If you are considering a prenuptial agreement, the attorneys at Siemens Family Law Group can provide you with the counsel and guidance to craft an agreement that is right for you and your potential spouse, and to ensure that your rights and interests are protected under North Carolina law.

To learn more about prenuptial agreements and how one might benefit you, check out our recent blog post, Why Should I Consider a Prenuptial Agreement?.