Prenuptial Agreements

Why Should I Get a Prenup?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on September 5, 2023

Many people who have been married, thought about getting married or even had conversations with married couples have heard of a prenuptial agreement before. When this agreement is brought up, it often causes disputes and arguments between couples. However, with the help of a family law attorney, this discussion does not have to be damaging to… read more

In What Circumstances is a Postnuptial Agreement Void?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on March 10, 2023

A postnuptial agreement, often referred to as a postnup, defines how assets, debts, and finances will be divided in the event that the couple separates or divorces. Postnups can make it easier to resolve financial disputes and protect assets if the marriage ends. A postnuptial agreement is similar to a prenuptial agreement, except the contract… read more

Can I Write My Own Postnuptial Agreement?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on March 5, 2023

A postnuptial agreement, commonly called a postnup, is a legal contract outlining how assets and debt are allocated in divorce. It is created after a couple is married to define the rights and obligations of both partners if they were to separate or divorce. While it is entirely possible to construct your own postnuptial agreement,… read more

What Can Void a Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on January 5, 2022

A prenuptial agreement is a popular way to protect a spouse’s assets in the event of a dissolution of marriage. A prenuptial agreement is a legally binding contract with terms that both parties have agreed will come into effect should the couple ever divorce. In certain circumstances, however, a prenuptial agreement will be voided, or… read more

What Can & Cannot Be Included in a Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on September 1, 2021

Prenuptial agreements, often referred to simply as prenups, are a common way to protect one’s assets and desires when getting married. A prenuptial agreement in California has the power to determine many issues in the event of a divorce, including property division and alimony. It is important to make sure that your prenuptial agreement contains… read more

Is My Inheritance Considered Community Property?

Posted in Community Property,Prenuptial Agreements,Property Division on July 13, 2020

One of the main issues every divorce case involves is property division. How a judge will divide the property, assets and debts you and your spouse have acquired during marriage will depend on the laws in your state. California is in the minority as a community property state. This law means your ex-spouse could receive… read more

High asset divorce can be affected by prenuptial agreement

Posted in Celebrities,High Asset Divorce,Prenuptial Agreements,Property Division,Spousal Support on October 17, 2017

California is often host to high profile celebrity divorces. One such case that recently settled in another state illustrates some of the principles that are common to high asset divorce cases. The matter involved the divorce of Richard Stephenson, the founder of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and his spouse of many years, Alicia Stephenson…. read more

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