Michael Sarris, a California family law attorney at Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, discusses high-net-worth people’s prenuptial agreements with DivorceMag.com.
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Utah family lawyer Amy Kennedy discusses the differences between Relationship and Cohabitation Agreements and the need for prenuptial and postnuptial agreements for married couples.
In Indiana, an appropriately drafted premarital or prenuptial agreement will override typical property division rules in divorce.
A common misconception is that only the very wealthy can benefit from a premarital agreement in Indiana.
Premarital agreements, also known as prenuptial agreements, are agreements entered into in anticipation of marriage.
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 […]
The first step is to get a lawyer to ensure that you are being treated fairly in a prenuptial agreement. If a party does not have significant assets and they are marrying the person that does have significant assets, it’s valuable for that party to have a prenuptial agreement so that he or she knows […]
If there is a valid prenuptial agreement, it will control how property will be divided. If the prenuptial agreement excludes certain property from becoming marital property then property that is excluded will not be marital property. If the prenuptial agreement contains a waiver to a monetary award or other form of equitable distribution such as […]