To avoid conflicts of interest, each spouse needs their own legal representative to draw up the contract, which can result in considerable attorney fees. A post-marital contract, also known as a post-marital contract, is a contract between spouses and is concluded during marriage. Like marriage contracts, basic contracts contain provisions on the distribution of property and income in the event of separation, divorce or death. Shemtob says couples who have spoken before and seem to be on the same side are better able to contain the charges. “If it`s relentless, it`s going to cost more because you`re charged at the lawyer`s hourly rate,” she says. Marriage contracts are concluded before the marriage. In contrast, post-marital agreements occur during marriage and are often caused by financial changes in the relationship. A promotion on work, stock options or succession can have a dramatic impact on the financial status of a relationship. . . .