Five Things Everyone Should Know Before Drafting A New York Prenuptial Agreement
What Is a Prenuptial Agreement? It is important to be as prepared as possible at every stage of life. You can prepare for marriage by getting a legally valid prenuptial agreement. Each state has its own laws regarding prenuptial agreements, and what couples can agree to before divorce depends on what is allowable by state […]
A Women’s Guide to Money and Divorce
A Women’s Guide to Money and Divorce How your finances are handled in a divorce may be the single biggest factor in your post-divorce quality of life and standard of living. It is crucial to compile a statement of net worth and ensure you are fully prepared for the division of marital property and […]
Breaking Down Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich’s Divorce Settlement: Final Decision Over Engagement Ring, Prenup and More
Another reminder that prenups are important! According to the below report, this couple had a prenup before getting married, which likely has made navigating their divorce a bit easier… though that prenup apparently did not include a very expensive engagement ring. It’s a good example of the need to include everything of value — […]
WATCH: Valentine’s Day Proposal the Second Time Around? Don’t Forget A Prenup!
Yes, Valentine’s Day is one of the most romantic days of the year. But it’s always critical to consider what your financial union will look like! Especially for those of us who have been married before. One of the most popular days of the year to propose is Valentine’s Day. For those of us who […]
10 Tips To Protect Your Clients’ Separate Property In The Event Of Divorce
As a matrimonial and family law attorney, I am often retained by people who came into the marriage with significant assets and, or inherited large estates. Under New York law, these assets will constitute what is known as separate property and will not be shared with the other spouse. But what happens to those people […]
Overwhelmed By the Divorce Process? Create Your Own Divorce Advisory Board.
Take a deep breath and take a look around. You are not alone. Here’s how to get started putting together a team to help get you through this. Divorce can be one of the most stressful times of your life. Some liken the process of going through a divorce to getting over the death of a […]
Are you a female primary breadwinner? Read this:
In a recent article by personal finance expert Stacy Francis in Kiplinger’s Magazine, I weigh in on what this means when divorce is on the table and both sides are considering who pays alimony
Lisa on Business Insider: Why Absolutely Everyone Needs a Prenup
Choosing to get married is one of life’s most important decisions. However there are some important things everyone should know about a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle.
Tying the knot this spring? There is still time to propose a prenup!
One of the most popular times of the year to get married is the spring. After a very challenging 2020, many couples have postponed weddings that were supposed to be last spring, to this spring! Being madly in love and having to wait a year for your wedding day is hard enough, though once you […]
Celebrity Prenups: Two Celebrity Stories
This legal document, negotiated and agreed to by both parties, can preemptively set forth how certain assets, including retirement funds, real property, executive compensation such as restricted stock units and businesses, are divided in the event of a divorce or legal separation.