Premarital & Cohabitation Agreements in Rhode Island
Providence Prenuptial Agreement Attorneys
Taking the next step in your relationship may not involve marriage, as there are many different types of legal relationships into which individuals may enter besides a typical marriage. At McIntyre Tate LLP, we can assist you in determining whether a prenuptial or other agreement would best help protect your assets and property.
- We provide legal assistance with the following matters:
- Prenuptial agreements
- Common law marriage
- Cohabitation agreements
Prenuptial Agreements in Rhode Island
While it may not be pleasant to think about the possibility of a divorce, it is important to plan for that possibility, especially if you have children or significant assets. A prenuptial agreement can protect your interests and provide a plan for property distribution in the event of a divorce.
Our Rhode Island family law attorneys have the sensitivity and ability to prepare prenuptial agreements that will protect you and your family. With more than 150 years of combined experience, our legal team has extensive knowledge preparing prenuptial agreements for clients across the state. We also routinely assist clients in drafting thorough post-marital agreements while they are married.
Establishing Common Law Marriage
In Rhode Island, there are no time limits for a common law marriage. To be considered married under common law, a couple must hold themselves out to be a married couple. However, the breaking up of a common law marriage may cause many complicated issues to surface. Our firm can explain to you how issues such as property settlement and division are handled and the legal ramifications that the ending of the relationship may have.
Drafting Thorough & Concise Cohabitation Agreements
Our firm assists individuals in establishing cohabitation agreements for unmarried heterosexual and same sex couples. We can assess your situation and determine the best way in which to protect your individual assets and property. Cohabitation agreements can also be established for individuals in a common law marriage.
To discuss your options for protecting your assets and property, contact our Rhode Island marital agreement attorneys at (401) 351-7700.