Garland, TX asked in Child Support for Louisiana

Q: So exactly what would a prenup do in case if the marriage and keeping my wife from pressing any child support?

I was advised that my fiance and I should get a prenup once we are married to protect her from any subsequent child support proceedings... But I don't exactly know what a prenup is nor what it does.

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: A prenuptial is before you are married. A postnuptial is after you are married. A post nuptial requires a court appearance. A prenuptial agreement does not. Then the baby's mother cannot claim you are benefitting from your spouse's income or assets. Without it, she can.

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