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Five Reasons to Get a Postnuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A postnuptial agreement is similar to a prenuptial agreement, in that it protects your rights and interests concerning marital property and assets in the event you and your spouse end up getting a divorce. The main difference is that while couples generally enter a prenup while they are engaged, a postnuptial agreement is not… Read More »

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Four Things to Include In Your Premarital Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While happily engaged couples may balk at the notion that they would ever actually need a prenuptial agreement, the fact is these documents important issues relevant to your marriage. While it is true that they can be crucial to defending your rights to property and assets in the event of a divorce, the fact… Read More »

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The Pro and Cons of Signing a Prenup

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For couples about to get married, the decision on whether or not to enter into a prenuptial agreement is an emotionally charged topic. Partners are often hesitant to bring it up with their prospective partner out of fear of giving the wrong impression. A prenup is not an early indicator of a divorce, nor… Read More »

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Myths about Premarital Agreements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the flurry of activity involved during an engagement and when making wedding plans, it is important to keep in mind practical matters that have the potential to impact you and your fiance’s future. While bringing up the topic of a premarital agreement may seem awkward or decidedly unromantic, the fact is it can… Read More »

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Challenging a Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the event of a divorce or the death of one of the spouses, a prenuptial agreement specifies how property and assets are to be divided. As a legal document, a prenup can be useful in protecting the financial security of other family members and preserving the rights of certain beneficiaries, such as children… Read More »

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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 »