Lovely images of satin, lace, ribbons, veils, tuxes and chocolate are often evoked when Missouri couples plan their weddings. They may also have long, into-the-night discussions about their future plans and goals, perhaps including how many children they hope to have one day. For some, however, any mention of a prenuptial agreement is thought to be a romance-killer.
Some people mistakenly believe that signing a prenuptial agreement means a marriage is doomed to failure. Others understand the importance of such contracts when it comes protecting non-marital assets and being prepared for any possibility in the future. Everyone likes to think their marriages will last a lifetime; a quick glance at current statistics proves that many do not.