Site icon G&R Law

Signing a prenup: In case ‘I do’ becomes ‘I don’t’

Although prenuptial agreements are often associated with celebrity couples — and their headline-generating divorces — they’re not just for boldface names.

Any couple who brings personal or business assets to the marriage can benefit from a prenup. The most basic of these contracts lists an inventory of premarital assets that in the event of a divorce will remain the property of their original owner.
“Prenups are good because they preserve the expectations of the parties and prevent surprises in a divorce trial,” says attorney Bob Nachshin, a partner in family law firm Nachshin & Langlois LLP in Los Angeles, and co-author of “I Do, You Do … But Just Sign Here: A Quick and Easy Guide to Cohabitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements.” “In my 34 years of practice, I’ve never seen a prenuptial agreement that wasn’t enforced by the court.”

Read more:  http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/44209184/ns/today-money/t/signing-prenup-case-i-do-becomes-i-dont/

Exit mobile version