What Should I Look For In a Tampa, Florida Prenup Attorney?
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to get married. Kudos again, since you’ve decided to look further into getting a prenup. You are joining a growing list of people who have apparently decided that a prenuptial agreement is a practical, common-sense approach to marriage.
A prenup can help protect assets you’ve earned through your single years, predetermine alimony, and preserve personal inheritances. If you live in the Tampa, Florida, area, just how do you go about finding the right prenup attorney for you?
Verify They are Licensed to Practice Law in Florida
The airwaves and billboards in Florida are flooded with advertisements for attorneys. Some of these firms may not be licensed in the state.
They Should Specialize in Family Law
You don’t necessarily want your car mechanic to work on your home’s HVAC or a plumber to replace an electrical panel. You likewise shouldn’t choose an accident/injury lawyer for your prenuptial agreement. Even if you’ve used a lawyer in the past, they may not be the right choice to help craft your prenup.
They Should Understand the Nuances of Prenups
Some view prenuptial agreements as some form of premarital wishlist. Prenups are a serious legal document that takes experience and expertise to create. It should be based on proven legal precedent and be able to survive challenges in court. If your prenup does not have a solid legal foundation, you could be wasting your time and money. Make sure your attorney has prenup experience.
You are Comfortable with the Attorney’s
You should not underestimate how important chemistry and synchronicity are with your prenup attorney. Our law firm takes a measured approach to prenuptial agreements and works in an atmosphere of transparency, fairness, and trust. After all, your prenup is an important step in your life and should serve to elevate the level of your relationship. It is, in part, why we prefer to have prenups created and signed 30 days prior to a marriage.
A prenup should not be executed under stress or duress. It should be signed with legal representation and of free will. This is critical to it holding up in the future if necessary.
One of the best ways to find a Tampa, Florida, prenup attorney is to talk to them first. We make it easy with a no-cost, no-obligation initial consultation. We are available to answer your questions and help you feel more comfortable about proceeding ahead.
Getting married can be stressful, but it should also be a joyful time of love and trust. Connect with us, and let’s work together to ensure that happens for you.
If you have questions about a prenup agreement or a postnup agreement or require legal assistance in other areas of Family Law in Tampa, Florida such as high asset divorce you may always contact Damien McKinney of The McKinney Law Group to discuss your case further. He can be reached by phone at 813-428-3400 or by e-mail at [email protected].
We now offer online prenuptial agreements. Contact us to inquire further about our online prenup option.