Whether you are getting married, moving in with a partner, with someone that has a family from a previous relationship, or you are reconciling with your spouse and want to define clear responsibilities, legal relationship agreements are a binding contract about rights and responsibilities that two or more parties voluntarily enter.
Most common types of relationships:
Prenuptial agreements, or prenups as they are more commonly referred to, have been more publicly known to be used by wealthy people or celebrities. However, there are many reasons why drawing up a prenup is beneficial for a family. A prenup is a way for a sensible couple to map out obligations and responsibilities. A prenuptial agreement can be an effective way for both parties to protect their families, their financial interests and assets, and their privacy in the event of a divorce. Cooper Levenson attorneys can be depended on the help you learn more about when a prenuptial agreement should be considered, the benefits of having one, and what specifically can be included to safeguard your marriage and your future.
A post-nuptial agreement can be entered into after a couple has been married. These are beneficial in circumstances such as one spouse making a great deal of money, one spouse stopping work, or a spouse taking a break in their career to have and raise children. Our family law clients count on Cooper Levensonâ€™s Family and Divorce law team to serve as educators and guides on the topic of post-nuptial agreements and whether this option is the right choice for their particular set of circumstances
Put both parties minds at ease when reconciling after a separation with a reconciliation agreement. This can help move a couple forward with clarity.
Cohabitation/Domestic Partnership/Palimony Agreements
This agreement is right for couples that are living in a committed relationship with their partners. If a partner decides to stop working or have children and you are not married, a palimony agreement can help set the foundation for responsibilities with property care, privacy, pets, etc.