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Diane Daly - Oakville Law
Family Law Office Oakville
With 20 years experience in family law, female lawyer, Diane Daly, can ease your concerns regarding your future by acting as your personal advocate when you need a premarital agreement.
Diane Daly will help you negotiate and create a marriage contract, or premarital agreement, that will be respected by the courts and stand the test of time.
Marriage Contracts Ontario
Marriage Contracts in Ontario
A marriage contract (sometimes referred to as a pre-nuptial agreement) may be entered into by both parties, either prior to a marriage or during the marriage. This agreement allows spouses to opt out of most of the Family Law Act provisions. A marriage agreement requires sound legal advice and complete financial disclosure. The marriage contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
A marriage contract or pre-nuptial agreement can protect your rights and assets at the time of marriage. A marriage contract is recommended when substantial assets are brought into a marriage. It is often used when one spouse has an interest or partnership in a business.
While no one wants to enter into a marriage with thoughts of eventual separation, a marriage contract can prevent future disputes and protect you in the event of the breakdown of the marriage. There are many things to consider when entering into a marriage contract in Ontario, so it is best to speak to an experience family lawyer like Diane Daly at (905) 844-5883.
If your fiancé is asking you to sign a marriage contract, Diane can help you understand all aspects of the agreement and ensure your rights are protected.
You can still get enter into a marriage agreement after you are married. The contract must be in writing and signed by both you and your spouse. You should always negotiate and draft a marriage contract with the assistance of an experienced family law lawyer.
If you entered into a marriage contract and are now separating, consult a family law lawyer to make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities under the agreement. If you entered into a marriage contract without complete financial disclosure or under duress, you may wish to negotiate different terms from those in your marriage contract. As an experienced family law lawyer, Diane Daly can advise you of your options.