Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. Legal news and articles for July 26 - 31, 2013

Appeals court holds prenup doesn't waive spousal rights to 401(k)Wendi Deng hires new high-profile lawyer after hers was too friendly with ...Divorce getting messy? Wendi Deng hires new high-profile lawyer after deciding ...Wendi Deng brings out firepower in Murdoch divorceA vote for marriage of convenienceWendi Deng hires attorney William Zabel to handle Murdoch divorceWendi Deng hires new divorce attorneyMurdoch Divorce Takes Turn for the MessyMoses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...Wendi Murdoch Hires a New Lawyer, Suggesting a Divorce Is Getting MessyMoses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain "Prenups ...Understanding Portability Is Crucial for Prenup DraftingPaul Rampell: Solving the divorce epidemic

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United States v. Windsor: a new direction in planning for same-sex couples
Lexology (registration)July 9, 2013

Amendments to Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements. Many agreements governing the relationships of same-sex couples incorporate provisions to address the prior unavailability of certain income tax benefits in unwinding their legal relationships.more »

Post-nuptial agreements on the rise
CW39 NewsFixJuly 9, 2013

“Parties can usually use it in case they get married fairly quickly and they didn't have enough time to enter into a premarital agreement,' explained Houston Family Law Attorney Ashley J. Scott. 'In these cases they may want to go back and sign a post...more »

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Appeals court holds prenup doesn't waive spousal rights to 401(k)
Employee Benefit NewsJuly 31, 2013

With their third marriage, in 2010, they signed a postnuptial agreement, 20 days after the ceremony. Among the provisions of this agreement, one said that each party “irrevocably consents” to the change in beneficiary of the other's retirement plan ...more »

Wendi Deng hires new high-profile lawyer after hers was too friendly with ...
Daily MailJuly 30, 2013

And even though Mr Murdoch and Miss Deng did sign a prenuptial and two post-nuptial agreements, there is still room for discussion over issues like custody and child support for their daughters, Grace, 11, and Chloe, nine. Miss Deng, 44, will also ...more »

Divorce getting messy? Wendi Deng hires new high-profile lawyer after deciding ...
Daily MailJuly 30, 2013

And even though Mr Murdoch and Miss Deng did sign a prenuptial and two post-nuptial agreements, there is still room for discussion over issues like custody and child support for their daughters, Grace, 11, and Chloe, nine. Miss Deng, 44, will also ...more »

Wendi Deng brings out firepower in Murdoch divorce
NBCNews.comJuly 30, 2013

The Murdochs had pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Under the terms of the pre-nup, Deng would receive less than $20 million, according to sources familiar with the agreement. Murdoch's wealth is estimated around $11 billion. (Read more:The ...more »

A vote for marriage of convenience
WA todayJuly 30, 2013

When Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce five weeks ago it emerged the Murdochs had signed a prenuptial agreement and two postnuptial agreements which covered the separation of assets. However, such agreements do not normally cover custody ...more »

Wendi Deng hires attorney William Zabel to handle Murdoch divorce
NBCNews.com (blog)July 30, 2013

Zabel, a founding partner of Schulte Roth & Zabel, is one of the top trust and estate attorneys in the country, and he's helped settle a lot of high-profile divorces involving wealthy clients such as former General Electric CEO Jack Welch and radio ...more »

Wendi Deng hires new divorce attorney
CNBC.comJuly 30, 2013

The Murdochs had pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Under the terms of the pre-nup, Deng would receive less than $20 million, according to sources familiar with the agreement. Murdoch's wealth is estimated around $11 billion. (Read more: The ...more »

Murdoch Divorce Takes Turn for the Messy
NewserJuly 30, 2013

The couple have two postnuptial agreements in addition to the prenup but there is still plenty of room for disagreement over custody of the couple's two daughters and the division of assets, including Murdoch's 155-foot yacht Morning Glory, insiders say.more »

Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...
Watch List News (press release)July 30, 2013

Such sharing creates a potentially valuable asset to be considered in marital agreements, both prenuptial and postnuptial. Each individual can pass an unlimited amount free of federal estate and gift taxes to a spouse or charities, but may pass only a ...more »

Wendi Murdoch Hires a New Lawyer, Suggesting a Divorce Is Getting Messy
New York TimesJuly 30, 2013

Just over a month after Rupert Murdoch surprised his wife of 14 years with divorce papers, Wendi Murdoch has switched lawyers, a move signaling that the separation could take an acrimonious turn.more »

Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...
PR Web (press release)July 29, 2013

Such sharing creates a potentially valuable asset to be considered in marital agreements, both prenuptial and postnuptial. Each individual can pass an unlimited amount free of federal estate and gift taxes to a spouse or charities, but may pass only a ...more »

Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain “Prenups ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)July 29, 2013

Such sharing creates a potentially valuable asset to be considered in marital agreements, both prenuptial and postnuptial. Each individual can pass an unlimited amount free of federal estate and gift taxes to a spouse or charities, but may pass only a ...more »

Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain "Prenups ...
MarketWatch (press release)July 29, 2013

Moses & Singer LLP Attorneys Arlene Dubin and Carole Bass Explain "Prenups and Portability" - A New Concept in Estate and Gift Tax Law. "Portability" is set to play a big role in federal estate and gift tax planning. Dubin and Bass discuss its impact ...more »

Understanding Portability Is Crucial for Prenup Drafting
New York Law Journal (registration)July 26, 2013

It is essential that attorneys who prepare prenuptial and postnuptial agreements understand the concept of "portability" and how it works. Each individual can pass an unlimited amount free of federal estate and gift taxes to a spouse or charities, but ...more »

Paul Rampell: Solving the divorce epidemic
Gainesville SunJuly 26, 2013

We have premarital and postnuptial contracts already. The marital lease is similar, except that it addresses the reality that the marital relationship between two people often does not last a lifetime. At a certain college, there were sidewalks ...more »

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