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

Maria Cognetti | Posted 06.26.2014 | 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.

Do Prenups Ruin Romance?

Mindy Utay | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weddings
Mindy Utay

A prenup is not about distrust, control, or impending doom; it's about planning and protecting finances for both of you. Once the prenup signed, let your lawyers keep the document. Go on your honeymoon, and forget the papers were ever drafted!

A Post-Valentine's Post: Smart Girls Get Prenups

Margaret M. Kruse | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce
Margaret M. Kruse

So you got the tiny blue box tied in white ribbon for Valentine's Day, huh? After you've contacted your insurance agent, there's one more call you need to make -- your family law expert.

What You Should Know About Prenups

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.02.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Yes, it may be unromantic to discuss finances in the event of a divorce, but on the other hand, it is romantic to know that the person you are committing to for the rest of your life is open to discussing any issue, whether it be boring and even emotionally complicated.

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...

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.

The Surprising Prenup Trend Among Women

Posted 10.22.2013 | Divorce

If you think prenups are just for celebrities or the super wealthy, think again. According to a new survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial ...

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...

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.

Are Prenups Dead?

Steven J. Eisman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Divorce
Steven J. Eisman

Are prenuptial agreements dead? The answer is no.

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

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.

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.

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?

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...

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.