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Prenuptial Agreements Part 2: Bulletproofing Your Prenup – Avoid Common Pitfalls

Prenuptial Agreements Part 2: Bulletproofing Your Prenup – Avoid Common Pitfalls

Prenuptial Agreements Part 2: Bulletproofing Your Prenup - Avoid Common Pitfalls By Joshua B. Hecht of Sunshine, Isaacson & Hecht, LLPIn my last article, I listed several reasons newlywed couples may enter into a prenuptial agreement. We ended that article asking, “So what should you do to “bulletproof” your prenup?”

Some may find their betrothed may not view the idea of a prenuptial agreement in such a favorable light. So, for starters, when broaching the issue, remember that a little finesse goes a long way. Of course, be honest with your partner about the reasons for seeking such an agreement, but avoid presenting it in a manner that leaves them with the impression that you are planning an exit strategy before the vows are even exchanged. Indeed, there have been times where a poorly-planned or ill-proposed prenuptial agreement derailed the wedding entirely.

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The Ashley Madison Scandal: The Media Cares, But Do Judges?

The Ashley Madison Scandal: The Media Cares, But Do Judges?

The Ashley Madison Scandal The Media Cares, But Do Judges By Jason A. Isaacson{3:05 minutes to read} When the news broke this past summer that AshleyMadison.com had been hacked, leaking the names and identifying information of approximately 37 million users, there were more than a few jittery spouses.

The scandal attracted wide media coverage and rampant speculation about the effect that the leak would have on marriages of the subscribers. However, for all of the media hype, while the revelation that one’s spouse has been cheating is reason enough to seek a divorce, a spouse’s infidelity has little, if any, bearing on the actual divorce process. (more…)

Prenuptial Agreements Part 1: Benefits and Advantages

Prenuptial Agreements Part 1: Benefits and Advantages

Prenuptial Agreements Part 1: Benefits and Advantages By Joshua HechtNo longer reserved for the rich, prenuptial agreements are becoming common place as long-standing taboos fall by the wayside. Increasingly, the happily engaged and newly wed understand the importance of having a road map should their marriage dissolve, based not necessarily on what the happy couple has at the time of the marriage, but what they may acquire during the marriage.

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