Who Needs a Prenup?
The beginning of a marriage is an exciting time. The happy couple is just starting out in life and can look forward to the years of building a life together. At such a happy time, neither party wants to think about the fact that the relationship and marriage may ultimately fail. It is understandable, therefore, that many people tend to shy away from the topic of a prenuptial agreement. Before...
Pros and Cons of Prenuptial Agreements
The beginning of a marriage is a time full of hope and excitement.  When a couple is just starting their life together, the last thing they want to consider is divorce.  However, in some circumstances it may be important for the parties to consider that exact scenario.  A prenuptial agreement is a contract that allows the parties to consider the possibility of divorce before they are married.  This contract allows...
How to Create An Ironclad Prenuptial Agreement
A prenuptial agreement outlines how a couple will handle the division of property, child custody, child support, and spousal support in the event of a divorce. Because these decisions are made in advance, prenuptial agreements can simplify the divorce proceedings. But, if the prenuptial agreement is not well written or thorough, it could be contested and voided. Here’s how to create an ironclad prenuptial agreement: Don’t Wait Until the Last...
How to Talk to Your Fiancé About Signing A Prenuptial Agreement
The words “prenuptial agreement” tend to stir up a lot of emotions in people who are engaged. For this reason, it’s important to approach the topic of signing a prenuptial agreement with your fiancé delicately. Here’s how: Wait For the Right Time Timing is everything when it comes to talking about prenuptial agreements. You shouldn’t start talking about a prenup in the middle of a heated argument or while in front of...
What to Include in a Prenuptial Agreement
No engaged couple wants to think about the possibility that their relationship will end in divorce. But, it’s important for couples to plan for this very real possibility by drafting a prenuptial agreement. Prenuptial agreements are contracts signed by both spouses that outline what will happen in the event of a divorce. Here’s a look at some of the terms included in a prenuptial agreement: Division of Assets Every prenuptial...
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