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Premarital Mediation

The Problem With Prenups, Part III: The Dangerous Sport of Extreme Prenups

Laurie Israel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

My take on prenups is that they should meet the goals of both parties and also be as generous as possible within that framework. Too often an "off-the-shelf" prenup, generally submitted by the attorney of the more-moneyed spouse, dramatically departs from those aims.

Is Mediating Prenups a Form of Marital Mediation?

Laurie Israel | Posted 10.12.2014 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

I started suggesting to clients, who approached me about prenuptial agreements, to consider formulating them through mediation. It turns out it is a wonderful way to do a prenup. At the end, the parties feel fairly treated, and the resulting prenup is not overreaching or over-restrictive.