Marriage and money: Prenuptial agreements for founders

Key takeaways

  • Although often avoided, pre and postnuptial agreements can help protect both spouses and can facilitate the distribution of your assets in accordance with your wishes.

  • Working with founders throughout the innovation economy, we have seen the benefits of getting started early integrating pre and postnuptial agreements into estate plans.

  • Conversations regarding pre and postnuptial agreements can be uncomfortable. However, they can provide a useful framework for the fair and equitable distribution of assets.

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