Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements. Legal news and articles for March 24 - 31, 2014

Clarke Willmott | Pre-nuptial agreement to become bindingReport on pre-nuptial agreementsBoodle Hatfield | Report on pre-nuptial agreementsProtecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distributionTill get do us partPrenup law would make divorce fair: law firmPrenup law would make divorce fair: law firmProtecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distributionProtecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distributionOrthodox Jewish Synagogue Hosts Post-Nup Signing Event With CouplesMorton Fraser | The Rise of the Pre-Nup?Schiff Hardin | Prenuptial Agreements For Same-Sex Couples — Taking ...The marriage dietLegal Eye: beware the cross-border minefield of prenuptial agreementsStevens & Bolton LLP | Waiting until the wedding… after “I do”, is it all too ...

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ReutersMarch 5, 2014

Nelson, based in San Francisco, said she usually advises clients in this position to get a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement to delineate ownership. She gets about a dozen of these cases in a year. Nelson cautioned, however, that it is not for ...more »

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TheCelebrityCafe.comMarch 21, 2014

Catherine's suggestion is for April to sign a postnuptial, since it is clearly too late to sign a prenuptial. April agrees, if ... Alex and Jo: Alex Karev spends his entire day convincing his girlfriend to sign the “love contract” that was proposed by ...more »

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Clarke Willmott | Pre-nuptial agreement to become binding
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 31, 2014

Although its recommendations still have to be debated and are unlikely to become law this side of 2015, they contain some useful guidance for those considering pre and post-nuptial agreements – that is agreements which seek to set out how a couple's ...more »

Report on pre-nuptial agreements
Lexology (registration)March 28, 2014

In the case of Luckwell v Limata [28 February 2014], the High Court set aside a pre-nuptial agreement and two post-nuptial agreements made between a wealthy heiress and her husband. The Court held that the agreement would have left the couple's three ...more »

Boodle Hatfield | Report on pre-nuptial agreements
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 28, 2014

In the case of Luckwell v Limata [28 February 2014], the High Court set aside a pre-nuptial agreement and two post-nuptial agreements made between a wealthy heiress and her husband. The Court held that the agreement would have left the couple's three ...more »

Protecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distribution
Times Herald-RecordMarch 27, 2014

The right may be curtailed or nullified through a prenuptial (before marriage) or postnuptial (after marriage) agreement, or through an elder law estate plan. The right of election also is relevant to couples who create Medicaid asset protection trusts ...more »

Till get do us part
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.March 27, 2014

Those present were all in agreement that he is in the wrong. “He is adding outrage to ... He told the protesters that the conflict between the Kins illustrates the importance of Jewish prenuptial agreements. .... In September, an Pico-Robertson event ...more »

Prenup law would make divorce fair: law firm
FT AdviserMarch 27, 2014

If passed, the legislation will allow couples to agree the terms of divorce before they marry and make pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements legally enforceable in the UK for the first time. In particular the draft legislation will make it easier for ...more »

Prenup law would make divorce fair: law firm
FT AdviserMarch 27, 2014

If passed, the legislation will allow couples to agree the terms of divorce before they marry and make pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements legally enforceable in the UK for the first time. In particular the draft legislation will make it easier for ...more »

Protecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distribution
Times Herald-RecordMarch 27, 2014

Elder law estate planning ensures that your assets pass to your beneficiaries as you wish, and not based on arbitrary state law. Unless you explicitly and legally make your desires known, however, asset distribution may be decided by the government.more »

Protecting your Future: Sometimes law steps in, alters asset distribution
Times Herald-RecordMarch 27, 2014

The right may be curtailed or nullified through a prenuptial (before marriage) or postnuptial (after marriage) agreement, or through an elder law estate plan. The right of election also is relevant to couples who create Medicaid asset protection trusts ...more »

Orthodox Jewish Synagogue Hosts Post-Nup Signing Event With Couples
FailedMessiah.comMarch 26, 2014

As a response, The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - The Bayit is hosting an event for its members to come and sign Jewish Law (Halakhic) post-nuptial agreements, considered one of the best ways to address the problem of get refusal. …" Press release ...more »

Morton Fraser | The Rise of the Pre-Nup?
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 26, 2014

Whether or not such agreements will be upheld by an English court on divorce has moved on a bit. Over the course of the past week, you may have heard about plans to make certain pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements legally binding and enforceable ...more »

Schiff Hardin | Prenuptial Agreements For Same-Sex Couples — Taking ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 26, 2014

Along with their different-sex counterparts, many of these couples will choose to enter into prenuptial agreements for all of the usual reasons — to confirm that property owned before the marriage is separate property and to alter the default rules ...more »

The marriage diet
Lexology (registration)March 25, 2014

Did you know that marriage can keep you thin? I call it the marriage diet. For if you have a lifestyle clause in your prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, you may have contracted to keep your weight at a certain level, refrain from cheating, or engage ...more »

Legal Eye: beware the cross-border minefield of prenuptial agreements
South China Morning PostMarch 25, 2014

In the United Arab Emirates, there are no specific laws regarding prenuptial agreements. Such an agreement would be viewed as a civil contract between two parties, not specifically relating to marriage and divorce. Properly executed post-nuptial...more »

Stevens & Bolton LLP | Waiting until the wedding… after “I do”, is it all too ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 24, 2014

Along with the church, dress and flowers, an increasing number of couples are choosing to include the signing of a pre-nuptial agreement in their tick box list of pre-wedding planning. But much like booking the dreaded bikini wax ... For a couple who ...more »

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