Prenup in Texas: What You Can and Can’t Include | Austin Divorce Attorney Jimmy Vaught

Prenup in Texas: What You Can and Can’t Include | Austin Divorce Attorney Jimmy Vaught

Featuring Texas divorce lawyer Jimmy Vaught | 888-981-0085

What are the laws for drawing up a prenup in Texas, and what sort of things should you include in a prenuptial agreement?

Jimmy Vaught is a family law attorney with Vaught Law Firm, P.C. in Austin, TX. He has been practicing law for over 40 years, and he has focused exclusively on family law for over 20 years. He is board-certified in both family law and civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, one of few such Texas attorneys.

In this interview, he explains that a solid prenup can include provisions for what happens to debt, allocate separate property, decide who gets the pets, plan where the kids go to school and attend church, and much more.

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Topics covered in this interview:

0:24 – Are prenups enforceable in Texas?
0:43 – Does Texas being a community property state affect prenups?
1:20 – What does a prenup do?
2:43 – Can you add an ‘infidelity clause’ to a prenup?
3:32 – What can’t you include in a prenup?
3:57 – Do you need a lawyer to help with a prenup?
5:06 – Can one attorney represent both parties when drafting a prenup?
5:33 – Why is it important to have an attorney look over a prenup before you sign it?
6:01 – How do you make sure a prenup is enforceable?

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