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Prenups

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.

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...

Why You NEED A Prenup NOW

Jacoba Urist | Posted 01.24.2012 | Weddings
Jacoba Urist

Don't let all those tiny lights and tinsel cloud your vision this holiday season. Think sensibly about what a financial union means, and how your marriage could impact your earnings and your nest egg.

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.

Getting Married This Month? To Avert Financial Disaster, Read This First

Forbes | Posted 08.07.2011 | Divorce

June is the most popular month of the year for weddings. But, along with all the talk of something borrowed and something blue, I can't help but in...

Top 5 Prenup Myths

Diana Mercer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Diana Mercer

Prenups have come a long way since old rich guys used to beat trophy wives out of any kind of marital rights and support. In fact, those old-school a...

Supreme Court Enforces Prenups In UK

Legalweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

The Supreme Court has for the first time backed the enforceability of prenuptial agreements in what will be regarded as a landmark ruling for family l...

When Life Gave Me Lemons, I Became a Divorce Attorney

Melissa Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Melissa Kaufman

I never believed in divorce. My parents met in college and have been married for nearly forty years. I thought I would be following their footsteps ...

Lesson of Christie Brinkley's Divorce Case: He or She Who Has More Money Will Have Prenuptial Challenged

Jill Brooke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jill Brooke

Before marrying Peter Cook, Christie Brinkley thought her lawyers had written a solid prenup. Yet as lawyers privately admit, any prenuptial agreement has several limitations.

Prenup Agreements: What To Do Before 'I Do'

The Street | Sonja Ryst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Romance is in the air again, and it might be the time to pop that special question: "Do you want to sign a prenuptial agreement?" The challenge is ho...