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Prenuptial Agreements – Things You Should Know

A prenuptial agreement should cover all the issues that you want it to. The objective of a pre-nuptial agreement is to address what happens in the event of a divorce or separation or death in terms of the distribution of assets and liabilities, spousal support and attorney’s fees. You can address issues such as how READ MORE

4th District Court of Appeals raises question about prenups

A case out of the 4th District Court of Appeals certified a question to the Florida Supreme Court this month that could have a significant impact on all of Florida’s district courts, pending a decision. The question posed to the high court concerns the language used in a prenuptial agreement that waives a spouse’s right READ MORE

Wealthy businessman tries to get out of $3.2 million prenup

In a Season 8 episode of the sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ audiences laughed at the ridiculous prenuptial agreement that the character Barney, played by Neil Patrick Harris, asked his fiancé to sign. But while writers for the show purposefully poked fun at what can be outlined in a premarital agreement, readers of our READ MORE

Postnups can help mothers that leave the work force

When it comes to the division of assets after a marriage has ended, the process will go much more smoothly if the divorcing couple has a prenuptial agreement. Most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements – they are legal documents that allow an engaged couple to agree on property expectations in the event of a READ MORE

Prenuptial agreements take consideration and a sensitive approach

It’s a myth that prenuptial agreements are only for the wealthy. While couples with substantial assets often draft one prior to marrying, prenuptial agreements can be useful for couples from all walks of life. In fact, a recent survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers indicates that the number of prenuptial agreement have increased READ MORE