Family Law: Prenuptial Agreements

A ring is purchased, he’s on one knee, tears begin to spill….and you say, “Yes, I’ll marry you.” The happy times begin as the wedding planning is in full swing. But there is one conversation left to have…someone wants a prenuptial agreement. Often the first thought is…divorce. If someone wants a prenuptial agreement, that means they plan to divorce at some point in the future and that’s just not a good start to a marriage. However, prenuptial agreements can be very protective for all parties … [Read more...]

Is It Time for a Divorce?

There is a common misconception about prenuptial agreements as creating a kind of "backdoor" out of a marriage. In other words, if you begin a marriage by planning for its end then it is certainly doomed, right? That's not always the case. Many couples with prenuptial agreements go on to have long and happy marriages. It just makes sound business sense to enter into this type of agreement especially if the couples are bringing large personal assets to the union. But what happens when a … [Read more...]