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Can I Modify My Prenuptial Agreement in New Jersey?

Prenuptial agreements are a useful tool in marriages to ensure that both spouses feel financially secure in the event that something happens. It is important to update your prenuptial agreement if there are any additions or life changes that you and your spouse will want to reflect in your agreement. If you would like to modify your prenuptial agreement, contact our experienced New Jersey family law attorneys to get started. Our legal experts are dedicated to ensuring that your rights are protected. Continue reading to learn more about the modification process for prenuptial agreements.

What is a prenuptial agreement in New Jersey?

A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that determines how a couple’s assets will be divided in the event that there is a divorce, separation, or death. Prenuptial agreements are commonly used when a family has an inheritance, business, or property that is passed down through generations. Parents in these circumstances will want to ensure that the assets remain within their family, rather than ending up with the former spouse of their child. Prenuptial agreements are not indicative of a future of divorce, but rather, serve the purpose of ensuring that both spouses feel financially protected.

If you have questions or concerns about your prenuptial agreement, our firm is equipped to help you. Contact Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark today to discuss your options.

Can I modify my prenuptial agreement?

Many times, a couple may want to update their prenuptial agreement so that it can reflect the changes in their lives. In order to do so, you will need to request a modification and sign an agreement that states that you and your spouse agree to the change.

This process may only become more complex if there is a situation where one spouse has violated one or more of the terms of the agreement, which is when you will need the help of an experienced New Jersey family law attorney. A skilled attorney will be able to prove that the spouse did violate the terms of the prenuptial agreement and will be able to void the term or agreement as a whole.

Our firm has years of experience with prenuptial agreements and is prepared to handle any matter. Do not hesitate to contact our legal team today to discuss your case and your options.

Contact our experienced Bergen County firm

At Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, our attorneys have extensive experience helping clients to understand and protect their legal rights before, during, and after the divorce process in towns across New Jersey and Bergen County, including Hackensack, Ridgewood, Paramus, Teaneck, and Fort Lee. To speak with our team of divorce lawyers today in a free and confidential consultation regarding your concerns about your divorce, please contact us online, or through our Hackensack, NJ office at (201) 397-1750.