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Tag Archives: prenuptial agreement

Can One Attorney Draw Up an Effective Prenuptial Agreement for Both Parties?

Planning a marriage involves much more than just the process of arranging for the wedding. Your impending marriage forms a partnership that involves everything from buying a home to having children. While you may have difficulty imagining having to address any major issues independently, a prenuptial agreement definitely requires that both parties retain lawyers dedicated […]

Issues Encountered During High Net-Worth Divorces

Divorces for any couple have certain common elements that need to be addressed, including dividing the finances, custody or visitation of children (if any), and spousal support. However, couples who have accumulated wealth during marriage, or who entered into the marriage already wealthy face even more complicated issues unique to high net-worth divorces. Retaining an […]

Just How Ironclad Is Your Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements are intended to protect a person from losing a disproportionate amount of wealth to a spouse in a divorce. They can also be used to provide other protection and make the divorce process proceed more smoothly when numerous assets are involved. Once seen as a symbol of distrust between engaged couples, prenuptial agreements […]

Good Agreements Make Good Arrangements

Our firm concentrates its practice on divorce and family law — the business of helping clients move through domestic transition successfully. Part of our legal practice is recognizing and supporting the unique needs of our clients through well-crafted agreements — whether drafting a prenuptial agreement or a divorce agreement. A recent New York Times article […]

Same-Sex Marriage in New York: Times Are Changing

On June 24, 2011, same-sex marriage was legalized in New York — a development long sought by supporters and gay-rights organizations in our state. The action sparked controversy, kicked off a wave of weddings and brought business to the state and its coffers. After Election Day 2012, same-sex marriage is now legal in nine states […]

Postmarital or Postnuptial Agreements

Most people are familiar with the idea of a prenuptial agreement, which lays out terms that parties agree to abide by in the event of a divorce or death. This type of agreement is entered into before marriage and is often an attempt to clearly lay out issues, such as distributions of property and amounts […]

Approaching Your Fiancé (or Fiancée) about a Prenuptial Agreement

Suggesting a prenuptial agreement is often awkward and you do not want to harm your relationship or offend your fiancé (or fiancée).  However, broaching the subject is important because a prenuptial agreement can protect assets, income, and provisions for children from a previous marriage. Some tips for approaching the subject Here are some points to […]

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