A couple planning to marry must abide by the administrative rules of the county in which they plan to marry including a waiting period to obtain a marriage license after making proper application. For a list of the county clerks to set up an appointment or obtain more information about the entire marriage license application process, search for marriage license in the county in which you intend to marry in Wisconsin.
Marital prenuptial Agreements
Marital property agreements include prenuptial agreements. A prenuptial ageement is an agreement between two people planning to marry each other. Prenuptial agreements are closely scrutinized by Wisconsin courts, therefore, it is always a very wise choice to consult with an attorney prior to agreeing to the terms of the prenuptial agreement, and to have an attorney prepare the prenuptial agreement for you.
In the event that a prenuptial agreement is presented in a divorce action, it is very important for the prenuptial agreement to have been properly executed. For example, in determining the validity and enforceability of a prenuptial agreement, it is a factor whether both parties were represented by their own legal counsel.
The courts will also look to the agreement's intent and purpose, and ascertain if at the time of the formation of the agreement there was any duress or failure to disclose the financial information of each party prior to the execution of the agreement. In the event that the agreement appears unfair, the court can set it aside.
A prenuptial agreement is a contract. As such, it is a very serious contract that can impact the rest of your life. If you are considering marriage and a prenuptial agreement, please consider contacting Attorney Kathy Reiley to discuss the prenuptial agreement before you agree to its terms.
For more information about Wisconsin's law regarding same sex marriages and to discuss how Attorney Reiley can help you resolve the issues between you and your partner, please contact the office of Attorney Kathleen Reiley.
Wisconsin State Licensed Attorney:
Attorney Kathleen (Kathy) Reiley exclusively practices law in the state of Wisconsin.
Practice Focus on Divorce and Family Law:
Attorney Reiley focuses her law pratice in the area of family law, handling legal separation, divorce, cohabitation, same sex marriages and divorces, child custody, legal custody, physical placement of minor children, child support, spousal support, paternity, marital property issues, and guardianships.
Litigation and Mediation:
With more than thirty years of experience in family law, Attorney Reiley has also participated int he Dane County Bar Association Mediation Project since its inception. Attorney Reiley offers mediation services and divorce mediation, as well as collaborative divorce, cooperative divorce, contested divorce, litigated trial divorce, stipulated divorce, uncontested divorce, divorce of elderly spouses, spousal support (alimony), estensive real estate matters involved in divorce, post divorce modifications and actions, and child support modifications.
Kathleen Reiley, SC
Reiley Law Offices
7161 N Port Washington Road, Suite B
Milwaukee (Glendale), Wisconsin 53217
Telephone: (414) 369-6309
Regular Business Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
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