Postnuptial agreements usually restrict the division of community property in the event of a divorce. While assets acquired and income earned during marriages are presumed to be divisible between spouses, some may wish to proactively define future income or investments as separate property. Less commonly, these agreements may also enable parties to convert separate property into community property.
Successfully challenging a post-nuptial agreement in Texas is exceedingly difficult. In order to invalidate a postnuptial agreement, the complaining party would need to demonstrate one of the following:
A postnuptial agreement can function to “future-proof” the characterization and division of a couples community and separate estates. A valid agreement must voluntarily be signed by both parties following fair and reasonable disclosure of all property and financial obligations. Contact an experienced family law attorney to determine whether a postnuptial agreement would be beneficial for you.
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