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Prenuptial Agreements

Sign This, Or Else! How Prenup Powerplays Prevail

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings
Susan Pease Gadoua

Most people see love and business like oil and water. But marriage is a legal contract. In fact, marriage is the greatest legal partnership most people will enter into in their lives -- and a family is nothing short of a corporation.

Should Marriage Take Longer Than Divorce?

Amira Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Divorce
Amira Young

Divorce doesn't need any extra punishment. Many men and women going through it already feel like failures without the help of any legal entities. There's got to be a way to prevent the pain. And, of course, not make some divorces last longer than the marriages themselves.

'Fox & Friends' Gives Controversial Prenup Advice

Posted 05.09.2013 | Divorce

"Fox & Friends" tackled money and marriage in a segment on Wednesday, and their advice has us shaking our heads. When asked about whether or not co...

The Biggest Misconception About Prenups

Jason Marks | Posted 06.25.2013 | Divorce
Jason Marks

A well-drafted prenuptial agreement can prevent future heartache in the event of a divorce, even if the couple does not have a lot of money.

Millionaire's Wife Gets Prenup Thrown Out

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.12.2013 | Divorce

In a rare move, a Brooklyn appellate court has decided that a prenuptial agreement between a Long Island woman and her millionaire husband will be thr...

A Novel Approach To The Prenuptial Agreement

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 05.11.2013 | Weddings
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Amidst the promises of a lifetime of togetherness and joyful wedding preparations, now is the time to also think about the true value of a prenuptial agreement

The Best Way To Prevent Divorce?

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

It hardly sounds romantic, but perhaps what marriage needs is a reality slap in the face.

How A Prenup Can Strengthen Your Future Marriage

Erik Newton | Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings
Erik Newton

I once began a talk at a conference by saying that a premarital agreement is the most romantic thing a couple can do together.

LOOK: Was Amelia Earhart In An Open Marriage?

Posted 12.11.2012 | Weddings

We already knew that Amelia Earhart was ahead of her time, what with her passion for aviation and wearing pants (both unheard of for women in the 1930...

Saying 'I Do' to a Prenup

Mindy Utay | Posted 12.01.2012 | Money
Mindy Utay

Prenups can be a daunting process of mutual and self discovery. In the long-run, though, it's better to move into a house with clean closets than one with layers of clutter, mess and chaos behind each closed door.

8 Totally Unreasonable Prenup Demands

Posted 09.27.2012 | Weddings

Prenuptial agreements aren't just for the rich and famous. They're for regular people too. But just like celebrities, sometimes ordinary folks incl...

What The Heck Are 'Postnups' Anyway?

Ken Altshuler | Posted 11.21.2012 | Weddings
Ken Altshuler

Postnuptial agreements can serve as a valuable tool to help prevent these potential trouble spots from escalating into serious disputes that might ultimately jeopardize a marriage.

Top Divorce Lawyer Has No Prenup, Blames Donald Trump for Trend

Nancy Redd | Posted 11.20.2012 | Divorce
Nancy Redd

I had a great conversation on HuffPost Live Thursday with a Google Hangout filled with brilliant marriage and divorce experts - half were against pre...

Prenuptial Agreements . . . Why Have One?

Katherine Eisold Miller | Posted 11.19.2012 | Weddings
Katherine Eisold Miller

Even though most people understand the idea of a prenuptial agreement, most people do not understand exactly how they work, what they can accomplish and how powerful they can be.

Do You Really Need A Prenup? Two Experts Debate

Posted 09.14.2012 | Weddings

News reports of celebrity splits often center around one big question: Does the divorcing couple have a prenup? And what happens if they don't? But...

The OTHER Kind Of Prenup

Mindy Utay | Posted 08.14.2012 | Weddings
Mindy Utay

In my experience as a couples therapist, dividing chores fairly isn't the secret to a successful marriage. Fighting fairly is.

Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

Women & Co | Posted 08.12.2012 | Weddings
Women & Co

Whether you and your soon-to-be-husband need to sign a prenup should really be decided on a case-by-case basis. But how do you know what makes the most sense for you in particular? Keep reading, and learn what Jeff Landers says you need to know to help decide once and for all: should I sign a prenup?

Queeries: The Gay Pre-Nup Is Real

Steven Petrow | Posted 07.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

Congratulations on the wedding bells, and welcome to the new world of marriage equality -- which, alas, also includes divorce equality.

A Responsible Solution To The Jewish Divorce Crisis

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

There are now rabbis throughout North America who will ensure that every future husband and wife ready to walk down that aisle helps protect themselves and the entire Jewish community by signing a prenuptial agreement.

Trump To Zuckerberg: Only Give Girlfriend $1 Million In Prenup

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology

From questioning the president's birth certificate to calling Cher and Rosie O'Donnell losers, there's no shortage of things (or people) about which D...

6 Things You Need To Know To Know About Prenups

Ilan Hirschfeld | Posted 07.14.2012 | Weddings
Ilan Hirschfeld

Discussing a prenuptial agreement isn't the most comfortable or romantic thing to do, but it's much less awkward and stressful to do it at the onset of the marriage than when things fall apart.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Engaged: 3 Things They Need To Do Before Saying 'I Do'

Vikki Ziegler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Weddings
Vikki Ziegler

Because Brad and Angelina have a lot to lose in the event they divorce, both financially and emotionally, they need to truly work on staying happily married from the beginning.

3 Things You Need To Know About Prenups

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 06.17.2012 | Weddings
Joseph E. Cordell

Once seen as an inducement to divorce, and thus a detriment to marriage, prenuptial agreements are now treated as a strength for marriage, though they are not for everyone.

7 Things Engaged Couples Need To Know About Divorce

Melissa Carter | Posted 06.10.2012 | Divorce
Melissa Carter

Would men and women walk down the aisle with eyes wide open if they knew ahead of time what would legally happen if the marriage failed?

WATCH: When Should You Propose A Prenup?

Posted 01.31.2012 | Weddings

When it comes to planning your wedding, the last thing on your radar may be drafting a prenup. But according to celebrity divorce lawyer Robert Wal...