Protecting Your Interests Through Proper Planning

As much as we would like to consider the institution of marriage as a purely romantic proposition that will last a lifetime, the reality of U.S. divorce statistics differ with this popular perspective. Marriage should be a loving, emotional bond, but it should also be regarded as a financial and business partnership. A marriage contract can protect the parties, if things go wrong.

At Yavitz & Levey, LLP, our Chicago prenuptial and postnuptial agreement lawyers have over 60 years of combined experience helping individuals protect their assets. Our attorneys have extensive experience in not only preparing premarital and prenuptial agreements, but also they have participated in contested trials at both the trial court and appellate court levels involving the enforcement and validity of premarital and prenuptial agreements.

To learn more about protecting your future financial objectives, contact our Illinois family law attorneys online, or call 312-924-4400 to schedule a consultation to discuss your situation. We serve clients throughout Lake County, Cook County, DuPage County, Will County and McHenry County.

Choose An Attorney Who Helped Write The Book On Premarital Agreements

Attorney David B. Yavitz has lectured other family law attorneys in the drafting of premarital and prenuptial agreement through the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the continuing legal education (CLE) programs of the Illinois State Bar Association.

He also authored the chapter on premarital and postnuptial agreements in the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Family Law §10 (2015 Edition). This chapter consists of 90 pages of scholarly writing and cements Mr. Yavitz's reputation as a highly knowledgeable resource in these matters.

We Can Help Address All Asset Division Concerns

Our Cook County property division lawyers can help you protect your assets, whether you are entering into a traditional marriage or a civil union. A sound prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can address the division of many important things in your life, including:

  • Assets
  • Debts
  • Finances
  • Inheritances
  • Investments
  • Real estate
  • Business ownership and purchase or sale
  • Care of former spouses and children from previous marriages
  • Death and estate considerations

Learn More About Premarital And Postmarital Agreements

If you are about to be married, do not let the stars in your eyes blind you to the reality of what can happen in a divorce. Conversely, if you are about to dissolve your marriage or civil union, you should immediately seek to protect your rights. The prenuptial and postnuptial agreement legal advice you need can be found at Yavitz & Levey, LLP.

For a more detailed discussion concerning premarital agreements, please go to the FAQ page. You can also call us at 312-924-4400.