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How Having A Prenuptial Agreement Can Benefit People You Care About

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Many couples shy away from creating a prenuptial agreement. They may insist that it puts a damper on their romance or reveals one of the partner’s reluctance to making a life time commitment. They may also see it as unnecessary due to a lack of property or assets, or owing to their willingness to… Read More »

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Approaching Your Partner About A Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Bringing up the idea of a prenuptial agreement with your fiancé may be something you have been putting off or dreading. At the same time, it is an important step for the both of you to take as a couple, and one that can help get your marriage started on the right financial footing…. Read More »

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Why Pre and Postnuptial Agreements Are Important for Same Sex Couples

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Same-sex partners fought long and hard to get the right to legally marry in Florida and throughout the United States, but that does not mean they do not face the same types of conflict that all couples face. During divorce proceedings, these couples can run into serious conflicts over assets and property they have… Read More »

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Three Important Reasons To Consider A Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you got engaged over the holidays, the new year will likely be filled with arranging dates and making wedding plans. Amidst all the fun and planning, it is important not to neglect practical considerations, which include talking frankly about financial matters. Developing a prenuptial agreement provides a perfect framework for these discussions. While… Read More »

More Couples Seek Prenuptial Agreements Prior to Marriage

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A recent news article reports that more and more couples are preparing for their wedding by first consulting a lawyer. The reason behind these law office visits? Prenuptial agreements. An increasing number of couples are seeking to enter into prenuptial agreements these days before diving into marriage, perhaps due to larger public awareness of… Read More »

Prenups More Popular Than Ever

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Although marriage rates generally have decreased nationwide, those who do choose to tie the knot are increasingly making a stop at the lawyer’s office before the wedding festivities occur. According to a recent news article, a 2015 study found that more couples than ever are seeking to enter into prenuptial agreements prior to their… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Approves Broad Reading of Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

An increasing number of couples are entering into prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. While some of these agreements specifically outline how property will get divided if the parties divorce, many prenuptial agreements are very broad in nature. In a decision dated September 10, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court departed from its previous rulings, in… Read More »

Prenup Prep: What You Must Do Before Signing a Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There is no harm in considering a prenuptial agreement if you are engaged or are thinking about getting married. To be sure, a prenuptial agreement offers significant protection to you and your family in the event of divorce or death. However, there are certain stigmas associated with these agreements that cause many to avoid… Read More »