It may not be the most romantic part of your blooming relationship, but a prenuptial agreement can protect your financial future if that bloom fades. Whether you’re Donald and Ivana or John and Jane, here’s what you need to know before walking down the aisle.
Prenuptial and Marriage Contracts
Michael Sarris, a California family law attorney at Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, discusses high-net-worth people’s prenuptial agreements with DivorceMag.com.
Utah family lawyer Amy Kennedy discusses the differences between Relationship and Cohabitation Agreements and the need for prenuptial and postnuptial agreements for married couples.
That’s a great question. The prenuptial agreement is a contract between two people who are contemplating marriage and is effective upon the date of the marriage or civil union. The agreement should include all property of the parties including their business, real estate investments, retirement accounts or pensions and debts. When I prepare a prenuptial […]
If a prenuptial agreement’s prepared in accord with requirements of the statute, it should not be set aside. It must be signed by the parties voluntarily and must be conscionable. The parties must each provide full and fair disclosure of the earnings, property and the respective financial obligations. If there is a waiver of financial […]
That’s a great questions, I believe everyone should have a prenuptial agreement because you never know if a divorce is in your future. After all the statistics are one in two marriages end in divorce. Assume two people get married and one party just graduated from college and is a teacher and therefore has a […]
When people think about divorce and the next generation, finances and family wealth are often the last two things on their minds. In fact, discussing finances can be a taboo subject.
A prenuptial agreement is about more than just money. Learning what a prenuptial agreement can and cannot do is an important factor in your decision of whether or not to get one.
Signing a prenuptial agreement (prenup) before you get married can help ensure your future is protected in case of divorce. Here are 10 reasons it’s a good idea to sign a prenup before you walk down the aisle.