Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. Legal news and articles for June 17 - 30, 2014

Peers back bill to make pre-nups bindingPeers back bill to make pre-nups bindingLords Second Reading - Divorce (Financial Provision) BillTilleke & Gibbins | Sasirusm (Roll) B. Chunhakasikarn to Speak as a Panelist ...Bitter Tea Party Rejected in MississippiMiller Samuel assumes three new partnersKaty Perry Supports Hillary ClintonRozanna M. Velen Divorce Law Blog on Lawyers.comDivorce Going to the DogsCensored and 'Obscene' in SolitaryDivorce Is Going to the Dogs, LiterallyFamily Law Attorney Jeffrey M. Williams Marks Five Years as a Member of Elite ...Family Law Attorney Jeffrey M. Williams Marks Five Years as a Member of Elite ...Private member's bill on finance in divorce heads for second readingBaroness Deech's Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill to receive second reading ...

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Divorce Going to the Dogs
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)June 21, 2014

Disputes over dogs and other pets have become commonplace in family law. Americans now spend more on pets than ever before, and as a result when it comes to divorce and division of assets, as well as "custody" issues, family law has had to adapt.more »

Censored and 'Obscene' in Solitary
Daily BeastJune 21, 2014

“There's a lot of non-sexual speech that will be banned if these regulations are put into effect,” says Paul Wright, Director of Prison Legal News. “This isn't a new tactic, for hundreds of years the guise of ... When they get out they will act out ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. News and Stories

Peers back bill to make pre-nups binding
Law GazetteJune 30, 2014

'It has the potential to save millions in litigation costs, whether met privately or by the state. It will give a sensible basis for starting mediation and negotiation. It will restore some dignity, certainty, economy and clarity to family law,' she ...more »

Peers back bill to make pre-nups binding
Law GazetteJune 30, 2014

Peers have given their backing to a law making it easier for divorcing couples to resolve financial issues and make pre-nuptial agreements binding. The Divorce (Financial Provisions) Bill, introduced by Lady Deech in February, received its second ...more »

Lords Second Reading - Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)June 29, 2014

In practice, people of modest means can do nothing other than hope to be rehoused by the local authority; middle income couples will probably have to sell the house to provide two smaller ones; and in the case of very wealthy couples, the sky is the ...more »

Tilleke & Gibbins | Sasirusm (Roll) B. Chunhakasikarn to Speak as a Panelist ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)June 27, 2014

Roll will speak on financial disclosure and investigations for matrimonial asset division, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, child support requests and enforcement, cross-border enforcement, alimony, calculating maintenance and support ...more »

Bitter Tea Party Rejected in Mississippi
Daily BeastJune 25, 2014

As Korol explained, usually one party does most of the caretaking, and a postnuptial agreement “would make sure that upon divorce or separation the pet would go with the spouse more bonded with the animal.” If there isn't a prenup or postnup addressing ...more »

Miller Samuel assumes three new partners
allmediascotland.com (press release)June 23, 2014

Charles' unrivalled credentials will further enhance the services currently provided by our talented Private Client team, particularly in regards to Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, which are rapidly growing areas of our business.” He ...more »

Katy Perry Supports Hillary Clinton
Daily BeastJune 23, 2014

But she advises people that the safest way to avoid being at the mercy of the lack of clarity in the law when it comes to pet custody is to address pets in a prenuptial agreement. “If you came in with Duffy [the pet] and will want out with Duffy, then ...more »

Rozanna M. Velen Divorce Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)June 21, 2014

Korol explained, usually one party does most of the caretaking, and a postnuptial agreement "would make sure that upon divorce or separation the pet would go with the spouse more bonded with the animal." If there isn't a prenup or postnup addressing ...more »

Divorce Going to the Dogs
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)June 21, 2014

Disputes over dogs and other pets have become commonplace in family law. Americans now spend more on pets than ever before, and as a result when it comes to divorce and division of assets, as well as "custody" issues, family law has had to adapt.more »

Censored and 'Obscene' in Solitary
Daily BeastJune 21, 2014

“There's a lot of non-sexual speech that will be banned if these regulations are put into effect,” says Paul Wright, Director of Prison Legal News. “This isn't a new tactic, for hundreds of years the guise of ... When they get out they will act out ...more »

Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally
Daily BeastJune 20, 2014

But she advises people that the safest way to avoid being at the mercy of the lack of clarity in the law when it comes to pet custody is to address pets in a prenuptial agreement. “If you came in with Duffy [the pet] and will want out with Duffy then ...more »

Family Law Attorney Jeffrey M. Williams Marks Five Years as a Member of Elite ...
DigitalJournal.comJune 19, 2014

... divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents' custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related ...more »

Family Law Attorney Jeffrey M. Williams Marks Five Years as a Member of Elite ...
PR Web (press release)June 19, 2014

... divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents' custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related ...more »

Private member's bill on finance in divorce heads for second reading
Marilyn Stowe BlogJune 17, 2014

If passed into law, the Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill would make both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements legally binding. The former would require independent legal advice for both parties, full disclosure of each person's financial situation ...more »

Baroness Deech's Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill to receive second reading ...
Family Law WeekJune 17, 2014

A recent Law Commission report recommended that prenuptial agreements be binding, with certain exceptions (arguably too many, for the more loopholes, the more likely it is that the agreement will be challenged: one couple recently spent £600K ...more »

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