Even mentioning the word “prenup” can bring up bad feelings between some couples, but it is important to know what you’re agreeing to before you sign. Here are six prenuptial mistakes you should avoid.
What else do you have to divide besides your tangibles? In celebrity divorce, you may have to divide half your “goodwill”. What does goodwill in celebrity divorce mean? Read on to find out!
The old saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is very appropriate for spousal property agreements. During divorce property division litigation, lawyers spend countless hours disputing items like property classification, amount of spousal support, and other matters that a premarital agreement can resolve in only a few paragraphs. These contracts […]
The Challenges of The Premarital Agreement
While property division is fairly well-settled in this instance, both Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie appear to be gearing up for a child custody fight. Jolie filed for divorce almost immediately after abuse allegations against Pitt first surfaced; according to some sources, she apparently believed this aggressive approach would force her estranged husband to accept […]
This blog addresses five of the common myths or misunderstandings about family law that I have frequently encountered in my practice. These family law misconceptions demonstrate the importance of understanding the complex world of family law in order to avoid serious mistakes or oversights that could jeopardize the outcome of a family law case. 1. […]
It was once true that prenuptial agreements were the province of the rich, the famous, and perhaps those who hoped that they would be rich and/or famous. Movie stars, business leaders, and descendants of families that amassed huge wealth over generations were the consumers of this legal service. Prenuptial agreements were considered rare and […]
At the end of May, actress Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp. As both of them are well-paid Hollywood actors, the amount of money to be divided between them is immense, with Johnny Depp’s net worth estimated to be nearly $400 million. Amber Heard and Johnny Depp reportedly have no prenuptial agreement. Because […]
The month of June is famous as the wedding month. Folks get married in June because of good weather, and it is considered the beginning of vacation season. I’ll bet you 100 to one that maybe one out of 100 couples tying that knot in June has a prenup, and hardly any of those will even […]
You know that the sanctity of marriage and all that it should represent has become tarnished when we read in the tabloids or even more respectable newspapers about the failure of yet another celebrity marriage. What degrades marriage even further is when there are articles that site the “13 Shortest Marriages in Celebrity History.” The […]