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Category Archives: prenuptial agreement

New York prenuptial agreement: give adequate time to negotiate

Depending on personal circumstances, some couples may automatically assume a prenuptial agreement will be created before they say their I do’s. Others, however, may not expect such a document to be presented to them from their significant other. Those who are considering a prenuptial agreement, whether they live in New York or elsewhere, have a …

A marital agreement can help prepare for the ‘what if’ situations

The idea of a prenuptial agreement may not seem like a romantic notion to many couples in New York — or elsewhere for that matter, — but these legal contracts can set a good tone for what is expected in a marriage. Along with setting certain expectations, a marital agreement will serve to protect personal …

Prenuptial agreement basics; what New Yorkers need to know

There is often a lot of confusion about prenups, including what can be included and who these documents can actually help. The simple truth is that a prenuptial agreement can be an effective tool for any marriage — if it is properly formulated. For New York residents who are about to tie the knot, here …

Getting married? A marital agreement may be a good idea

Couples in New York that are considering marriage may also want to consider getting a prenup. This valuable marital agreement does more than just protect assets — which was a topic covered in a previous post. If properly designed, it can provide a legal contract for expectations during a marriage and serve as a guide for …

A prenuptial agreement does more than protect assets

Those getting ready to head down the aisle have a lot to think about. Wedding plans can be all-consuming, but taking time to plan for the future is also important. Couples in New York, regardless of their financial circumstances, could benefit from a prenuptial agreement for a number of reasons. When people think of prenuptial …

How can you successfully challenge a prenuptial agreement?

A few weeks ago, we wrote about prenuptial agreements and how the perception of these contracts is changing. It used to be that they were taboo, but now people are recognizing prenups for what they are: critical contracts to a marriage and divorce. However, there are some perceptions that still linger. For example, many people …

View of prenuptial agreements is changing

You don’t have to think back much further than 20 or 30 years ago, and you’ll remember a time when prenuptial agreements were a taboo topic that no soon-to-be-married couple should think about — unless they had a significant fortune to look after. Prenups were considered anti-love, and they forced the couple to consider the …

The Cost of Foregoing a Prenuptial Agreement

While everyone seems to talk about the high cost of weddings these days, few people discuss the potential costs involved in divorce, which can be exceptionally complicated and expensive for individuals with a high net-worth. One way to make sure both parties are protected is with a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement is a written …

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