Post-nuptial agreements for financial protection

mens divorce lawyer Janet Yu JohnstonQuestion:

I am looking to form an LLC with business partners, but I would like this business to be protected from future claims from our spouses in case of a divorce.

Is there a contract or post-nuptial agreement that would address such an issue of dealing with a business in a divorce?

Answer:

I am not licensed to practice law your state. However, I can give you a general answer that may be helpful to you.

Some states, depending on their laws, allow for post-nuptial agreements, which is what you would like. These are contracts entered into between spouses and would allow for the business and financial protection that you are seeking.

However, I am unsure as to whether the laws of your state allow for these agreements, so I recommend that you speak with an attorney licensed in your state for more information on this, and possibly for assistance in preparing such a document.

Cordell & Cordell has men’s divorce lawyers located nationwide. To arrange an initial consultation with Janet Yu Johnston, an Associate Attorney in the Louisville, Kentucky office, please contact Cordell & Cordell.

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