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Why Prenuptial Agreements are Beneficial for Second Marriages

There has been a significant rise in “gray divorces” in the United States—that is, divorces involving people over 50 years old. There are a variety of reasons for this, including an increased life expectancy. But one result of this trend has been people getting married for a second time at an older age. The prenuptial… Read More »

What You Should Know About Prenups

There is a common misconception that prenuptial agreements are only beneficial for high-net worth couples, but this simply isn’t true. There are many people who can benefit from the use of a prenuptial agreement when entering into a marriage, and therefore the more you know about these contracts the easier it will be for you… Read More »

Prenuptial Agreements Cannot Deal With Issues of Child Welfare

Prenuptial agreements can be extremely useful tools for outlining the terms of a potential future divorce before you get married. They help you protect your assets or investments, particularly those you want to preserve for children from a previous marriage. However, prenups can’t be used for just anything—there are certain terms that will not be… 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 »

Will You Need to Sell Your Home in Your Divorce?

Although you don’t necessarily have to sell your home after you go through a divorce, it is certainly a common occurrence. Most people that do sell their homes after divorce do so for one of the following reasons:  They can no longer afford the mortgage payments on the home because of the terms of their… Read More »

Court Upholds Oral Agreement between Unmarried Partners

It is common story. Two people in a relationship each enjoy a career, and the attendant earnings and benefits, until children are born. One partner quits work to care for the children and home on the understanding that the income and benefits of the working partner will be shared. If the couple is married, state… Read More »

Celebrities Who Should Have Created Prenuptial Agreements

Marriage is forever. However, when it lasts a few decades, a few years, a few months, or in some cases, a few days, the division of property and assets can sting—especially if one spouse earned significantly more than the other. A prenuptial agreement can protect a soon-to-be bride or groom from losing a hefty sum… Read More »