Meeting a family attorney in Paterson after you become engaged to talk about your prenuptial agreement might not seem like a romantic proposition, but it could be necessary. Prenuptial agreements protect both you and your spouse in the event that something goes wrong in your marriage, and when one-third to one-half of marriages end in divorce, they are common sense for many people.

Watch this video to learn more about prenuptial agreements. These agreements specify how you will divide assets and debts if your marriage ends in divorce. Each person should be represented by his or her own lawyer during the negotiations to receive independent legal advice.