Category Archives: Prenuptial Agreements

Jeff Bezos, Wife File for Divorce with No Prenup in Place

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced that he and his wife, MacKenzie, would be getting divorced. The divorce is expected to shatter records because Bezos is the wealthiest man in the world and the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement. There have been reports of an affair Bezos had during the marriage,… Read More »

Can Divorced Couples Split Rental Properties on Their Taxes?

If you and your spouse own rental properties together, you are allowed to continue renting it out after your divorce if you wish to do so. However, you’ll need to come to a mutual decision about how you’ll divide these rental assets and the tax bills. As far as the IRS is concerned, whether you… Read More »

Prenuptial Agreements Have Become a Staple of Millennial Marriages

Recent surveys of family law attorneys indicate prenuptial agreements (prenups) have become increasingly popular among millennials in recent years. One big reason for this trend is that millennials are getting married older, on average, than previous generations, meaning they’re coming into marriage with more assets. However, perhaps the biggest factor is the massive debt weighing… Read More »

Factors that Could Lead to an Invalid Prenup

Although U.S. divorce rates have been in decline in the new millennium, many people still find it advisable or beneficial to create prenuptial agreements that protect their interests and assets in case a divorce happens. It’s true that prenups can be useful agreements to protect people from the harmful fallout of a divorce. However, certain… Read More »

What Does It Take to Break a Prenuptial Agreement?

If you signed a prenuptial agreement before you were married, you may be wondering what impact it could have on your divorce. And, if you recently perused the old document and gasped halfway through, then exclaimed, “They can’t hold me to that!” you’re probably hoping for a way out. Breaking a prenup – the process… Read More »

Grey Divorcées Should Sign Grey Prenups

In recent years, there has been a notable increase in the number of empty-nesters and retirees who’ve gotten divorced. It makes perfect sense not to spend your golden years in a broken relationship, but once you’ve found a new relationship, you should bear in mind that it too could break. That’s why we at Bryan… Read More »

Why Couples Choose Prenuptial Agreements

For many, prenuptial agreements may seem like only something that celebrities choose to enter into to protect their wealth. However, prenuptial agreements offer concrete benefits to many couples, regardless of their financial status. The following are several reasons why couples opt to take this route: Gives you control: With a prenuptial agreement in place, you… Read More »

Why Couples Choose Prenuptial Agreements

For many, prenuptial agreements may seem like only something that celebrities choose to enter into to protect their wealth. However, prenuptial agreements offer concrete benefits to many couples, regardless of their financial status. The following are several reasons why couples opt to take this route: Gives you control: With a prenuptial agreement in place, you… Read More »

How to Know When You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

If you are about to enter into a marriage with your significant other, you may be wondering if a prenuptial agreement is needed to protect your assets. Although no one likes to think about the possibility of a marriage dissolving, reasons couples choose to enter into a prenuptial agreement may include the following: To clarify… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Prenuptial Agreements

If you are considering adding a prenuptial agreement to your marriage, it is important to first consider the benefits and disadvantages that such an agreement could have for you. The following are some of the key advantages that come with a prenup: They allow you to protect your property that you had before the marriage… Read More »