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One Year After Supreme Court DOMA Ruling, Same-Sex Couples More Aware of Legal Options

Maria Cognetti | Posted 08.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Maria Cognetti

Interestingly enough, even American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers members in the states that currently don't allow same-sex marriage have noted an increased number of consultations with same-sex couples to discuss cohabitation agreements and other legal strategies.

Why I'm Getting A Prenup -- And You Should Too

LearnVest | Posted 02.25.2014 | Women
LearnVest

Considering the divorce rate, it was basic logic to protect not just your assets but yourself as a whole, from losing it all. However, now, as a newly engaged woman whose cynicism had been diluted by love, it seemed like such a negative way to look at my future with Olivier.

3 Things To Consider Before Asking For A Prenup

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Divorce

By Geoff Williams NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - You could say Jennifer Fugo, 33, is part of a new prenup generation. She and her husban...

10 Prenup Mistakes That Will Cost You

David Centeno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
David Centeno

These are some of the most common pitfalls of a prenuptial agreement, but please remember it is not meant to serve as an exhaustive list. As always, seek the advice of a competent attorney before executing a prenuptial agreement.

Heading to Divorce Court With a Prenuptial Agreement

Alton Abramowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Alton Abramowitz

People are finding that as their investments and assets begin increasing in value in the aftermath of the Great Recession, they are becoming more adverse to sharing these gains in a potential divorce.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian: Reflections on Ironclad Prenup

Mindy R. Smith | Posted 12.28.2013 | Divorce
Mindy R. Smith

While empire-building and image are often on the forefront of the minds of celebrities, a messy divorce without an ironclad prenuptial agreement can be just as devastating to an empire built upon a sophisticated branding machine as a bad public relations move.

Forget Romance: Relationships Need to Get Contractual

Simone Collins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weddings
Simone Collins

If your relationship cannot even withstand a discussion of responsibilities and shared expectations, you have no hope of surviving real challenges as they come your way.

WATCH: What You Need To Know About Prenups

Posted 07.18.2013 | Divorce

A recent “Fox & Friends" segment tackled the ins and outs of prenups. Though the majority of marriages end without a prenup, Fox news legal analy...

DOMA and Prop 8 Are Dead -- Prenup First, Then Wedding Vows

Lilah Sutphen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Lilah Sutphen

A prenup is a great tool to address the legal and financial issues that will arise if your home state does not recognize your marriage.

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.

'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...

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

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.

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...

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?

How My In-Laws Ruined My Marriage

Pauline Gaines | Posted 08.05.2012 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

When one spouse has a primary attachment to someone that is stronger than the attachment to his partner -- be it a lover, a parent, or a child -- the marriage is in trouble.

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.

Why Even Happy Couples Need Prenups

Silvana D. Raso | Posted 06.25.2012 | Weddings
Silvana D. Raso

It may not be a pleasant conversation to have with your fiancé, but to me, getting a prenuptial agreement deserves your time and effort and should be thought of as an insurance policy.

Why You Need A Prenup

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weddings
Joseph E. Cordell

The single most important economic decision a person will make during their lifetime is deciding to say, "I do." The second most important economic decision a person will make is deciding to say, "I don't."

6 Things You Need To Know About Prenups

Norman S. Heller | Posted 11.30.2011 | Divorce
Norman S. Heller

Legal issues are often the least important concern when negotiating a prenup, however; with prenups, emotions rule the day.

Is This The LEAST Romantic Way To Think About Marriage?

William Quigley | Posted 11.29.2011 | Divorce
William Quigley

I am neither an advocate nor an opponent of marriage, but I do believe that the financial obligations we assume when entering into a marriage contract, including the court-ordered redistribution of personal wealth that takes place upon divorce, are not well understood by most of our citizens.

The #1 Way To Protect Yourself Before A Split

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 11.08.2011 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

A tremendous advantage of getting a postnup is that the couple can gain an understanding of the legal system that they would only have in hindsight if they had divorced. And it can truly resolve a couple's issues regarding disagreements about assets and debts.

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.