Millennials are responsible for a new marital trend: a spike in prenups — and the downfall of the stigma typically associated with the legal documents.
Divorce attorneys share advice for approaching a subject guaranteed to cause tension.
A prenuptial agreement, or a prenup, is a written agreement made and executed before a couple marries outlining asset distribution
Easier than moving out!
My take on prenups is that they should meet the goals of both parties and also be as generous as possible within that framework. Too often an "off-the-shelf" prenup, generally submitted by the attorney of the more-moneyed spouse, dramatically departs from those aims.
So it's your wedding day and you're about to say those two little words. There's something niggling at the back of your mind that you've haven't got around to organizing... Food? Ordered and paid for. Presents for the in-laws? Check. Prenup? Ah. Oops.
This Valentine's Day, consider thinking beyond the roses and candlelit dinners to a potential future of merged finances. If your relationship is heading that way, a discussion is essential before making the move.
The "temporary incompetence" of clients due to their emotional state and the attorneys' paternalistic attitude toward clients create a lack of understanding on the part of both the attorney and the client. This is the legal equivalent of a ship that hits rocks, runs aground, veers off course, and possibly sinks.
It's no surprise pet parents are becoming a lot more serious about pet custody. The need to divide this member of your home can be painful and hold so much more value than the division of material possessions.
Yes, it may be unromantic to discuss finances in the event of a divorce, but on the other hand, it is romantic to know that the person you are committing to for the rest of your life is open to discussing any issue, whether it be boring and even emotionally complicated.
The most important thing to know when drafting a prenup? A recent “Fox & Friends" segment tackled the ins and outs of prenups
A prenup is a great tool to address the legal and financial issues that will arise if your home state does not recognize your marriage.