Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. Legal news and articles for July 2 - 27, 2012

Current Trends in a Growth Area: Prenuptial AgreementsThe Spouse That Roared: Hedge Funder's Ex Slaps Him With Rico ChargeHow stop a marriage break-up from ruining a business'I Do'—Now Hands Off My Checkbook!Your entitlement to propertyClaire Reid: FIELDS OF GOLD: FARMERS, THE DIVORCE COURTS AND A ...'I Do'—Now Hands Off My Checkbook!Last Chance: Compelling Conference at Young Israel of PlainviewCould Heidi Klum follow in Katie Holmes footsteps and reach divorce deal?Katie Holmes Hires Livingston-Based Lawyer for Cruise DivorceReport: Katie Holmes Hires Basking Ridge Lawyer for Cruise DivorceKatie Holmes Hires Livingston-Based Lawyer for Cruise DivorceAsk the Expert: Protection for unmarriedsArea business people, firms make wavesSeniors, Marriage and the Prenup

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'I Do'—Now Hands Off My Checkbook!
Yahoo! Singapore NewsJuly 24, 2012

For some couples, keeping everything legally separate may be the best option. Postnuptial agreements, essentially prenuptial agreements made after you wed, can do this. Some couples might use a postnup to outline how assets would be split in a divorce.more »

Last Chance: Compelling Conference at Young Israel of Plainview
Patch.comJuly 20, 2012

The conference concludes with an opportunity and an invitation for unmarried couples to learn more and even sign the halachik prenuptial agreement, enforceable in a civil court, whose standardization can serve as an inoculation against future agunot ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. News and Stories

Current Trends in a Growth Area: Prenuptial Agreements
New York Law Journal (registration)July 27, 2012

... collaborative process; (2) special issues relating to same-sex and transgender prenuptial agreements; (3) provisions responsive to legislation; and (4) the heightened use of prenuptial "cousins," such as postnuptial, cohabitation and relationship ...more »

The Spouse That Roared: Hedge Funder's Ex Slaps Him With Rico Charge
New York ObserverJuly 25, 2012

According topress reports, Mr. Dondero, who through Highland manages $23 billion in assets, wanted to avoid making good on a prenuptial agreement that would have capped his wife's settlement at a mere $5 million. And then there was the case of self ...more »

How stop a marriage break-up from ruining a business
Dynamic Business (blog)July 24, 2012

While a pre-nuptial agreement provides your business with its best legal protection, it does not offer complete security for your business. ... A Post Nuptial agreement operates in a similar way to a pre nuptial agreement except it is made after the ...more »

'I Do'—Now Hands Off My Checkbook!
Yahoo! Singapore NewsJuly 24, 2012

For some couples, keeping everything legally separate may be the best option. Postnuptial agreements, essentially prenuptial agreements made after you wed, can do this. Some couples might use a postnup to outline how assets would be split in a divorce.more »

Your entitlement to property
Jamaica ObserverJuly 23, 2012

UNDER the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act 2004 which came into effect on April 1, 2006, you are entitled to a half of the property owned by your spouse or your common-law husband or wife of over five years once the relationship has ended. ... If the ...more »

Claire Reid: FIELDS OF GOLD: FARMERS, THE DIVORCE COURTS AND A ...
Huffington Post UKJuly 22, 2012

They have been contacting Pannone to take out pre- and post-nuptial agreements with ever greater frequency. They know that contining ... It is important to remember that prenuptial agreements are not legally binding in England and Wales. A Supreme ...more »

'I Do'—Now Hands Off My Checkbook!
Wall Street JournalJuly 22, 2012

For some couples, keeping everything legally separate may be the best option. Postnuptial agreements, essentially prenuptial agreements made after you wed, can do this. Some couples might use a postnup to outline how assets would be split in a divorce.more »

Last Chance: Compelling Conference at Young Israel of Plainview
Patch.comJuly 20, 2012

The conference concludes with an opportunity and an invitation for unmarried couples to learn more and even sign the halachik prenuptial agreement, enforceable in a civil court, whose standardization can serve as an inoculation against future agunot ...more »

Could Heidi Klum follow in Katie Holmes footsteps and reach divorce deal?
Examiner.comJuly 14, 2012

Heidi Klum and Seal signed a post-nuptial agreement just after getting married but no settlement appears likely anytime soon. Klum's divorce papers referenced this agreement. However, shortly after Klum's trip to the courthouse Seal quickly filed ...more »

Katie Holmes Hires Livingston-Based Lawyer for Cruise Divorce
Patch.comJuly 5, 2012

He also assists clients in all other aspects of matrimonial and family law, including custody, parenting time, and the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Wolfe is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts ...more »

Report: Katie Holmes Hires Basking Ridge Lawyer for Cruise Divorce
Patch.comJuly 3, 2012

He also assists clients in all other aspects of matrimonial and family law, including custody, parenting time, and the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Wolfe is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts ...more »

Katie Holmes Hires Livingston-Based Lawyer for Cruise Divorce
Patch.comJuly 3, 2012

He also assists clients in all other aspects of matrimonial and family law, including custody, parenting time, and the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Wolfe is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts ...more »

Ask the Expert: Protection for unmarrieds
NewsdayJuly 3, 2012

The law entitles married people to inherit one-third of each other's assets -- no matter what their wills say -- unless they waive that right in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. But it doesn't give unmarried couples any rights based on their ...more »

Area business people, firms make waves
phillyBurbs.comJuly 2, 2012

Moustakas, of Mount Laurel, has areas of practice that include corporate, tax and business transactional law, health care, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and administration, and commercial real estate law. Parker McCay is based in Mount Laurel.more »

Seniors, Marriage and the Prenup
EmpowHerJuly 2, 2012

If you are already married and are wishing that you had gone for a prenup, it's not too late. An attorney can help you formulate a postnuptial agreement to suit your needs. Bringing up the subject of a prenuptial agreement may or may not cause friction ...more »

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