Much much does it cost to add a clause if either spouse remarried after the other one dies, a pre-nip clause?
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More information about your situation is needed. Do you currently have a Trust? Is it your Trust alone or a joint Trust? Who will the Successor Trustee(s) be? Are all of your assets in the Trust?
If you have an existing Trust, it is generally inexpensive to amend the Trust. That is not considered a "Pre-NUP." A pre-nup is a different kind of agreement, entirely, which is executed by a prospective husband and wife, BEFORE they get married, hence the terms "pre-nuptial agreement." Once you are married, there are rights that have already vested, by virtue of your marriage. You can likely change those rights, whether by Trust or by a "post-nuptial agreement."
What works best in your situation depends on your facts and your objectives. You should meet with an estate planning lawyer to determine how best to proceed.
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