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If you have no one to hold responsible, just be honest. Tell your future spouse that you intend to be open, fair, and honest, and fact that you will be revealing all your assets is a sign of trust. Assure your intended that he or she will be protected during negotiation procedure and in prenuptial agreement, and stress that document is something you feel is necessary and wise before you get married. The most important thing is to discuss it earlier instead of later, so that degree of pressure before wedding is mitigated.
Couples do not usually break engagements because of disputes over prenuptial agreements. In almost every instance, agreement is signed and parties are married. It is also completely appropriate to state that you will not get married without a prenuptial agreement; case law has indicated that this will not invalidate an agreement if made before wedding.
The best way to avoid charges of duress or coercion is to tell your future spouse early on that you want prenuptial agreement. Sometimes, such documents are signed shortly before wedding, but have been subject of negotiation for months. A well-drafted agreement will recite fact that, even though it was signed shortly before or on wedding date, negotiations began much earlier. It is for clauses like this that you consult experts.
Eventually, a prenuptial agreement will be fashioned so that you and your future spouse both accept it. The terms may not be what you initially envisioned and may not be what your intended would want. But that is nature of compromise.
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Jeffrey Broobin is a free-lance writer on family and finance issues; his main goal is to help people during their complicated period of life.
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