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Antenuptial Agreements

How To Avoid Becoming A Prenup Horror Story

Henry Gornbein | Posted 01.16.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Presenting a prenup at the last minute is the equivalent of someone holding a gun to their fiancée and saying, "sign this agreement, or our marriage is off."

The Problem With Prenups: Part II

Laurie Israel | Posted 11.02.2011 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

In mediation, the couple formulates the terms of the prenup, face-to-face, with the assistance of the mediator. Unlike "lawyering up," they are modeling communication, collaboration, and mutual understanding and respect in coming to the terms of the prenup.

The Problem With Prenups

Laurie Israel | Posted 10.30.2011 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

The anger and hurt generated by the prenup process will always be remembered, and can weaken a marriage at the outset, even if the prenup gradually changes and becomes more balanced and narrowly drawn.