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Understanding Postnuptial Agreements

A postnuptial agreement, also known as a “postnup,” is a contract entered into after marriage that outlines the division of marital assets in the event of a divorce. Unlike prenuptial agreements, which are signed before marriage, postnuptial agreements can be executed at any time during the marriage. Postnuptial agreements offer similar protections as prenuptial agreements,…

Lessons in Business Succession Planning and Estate Planning from the TV Show Succession

The TV show Succession sheds light on the importance of estate planning, particularly when it involves a family business. This cautionary tale emphasizes the need for a solid estate plan and a succession plan for business owners who haven’t made one yet. Succession delves into the aftermath of the illness and demise of Logan Roy,…

Concerned About Asking Your Spouse-to-be for a Prenup? Mediation Can Facilitate Fair and Transparent Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

      Mediation can be an ideal way of approaching these conversations, as it can incorporate more than just the final agreement, but also a discussion about finances, plans and possibilities which can set the groundwork for a successful and collaborative relationship. Mediation is a good way to avoid the tension and conflict which…

Postnuptial Agreements for Married Couples Who Still Want Their Marriage to Work Without The Financial Risk And Uncertainty

A postnuptial agreement, also known as a postnup or postmarital agreement, is a legally binding contract entered into by a married couple after they are already married. Similar to a prenuptial agreement (prenup), which is created before marriage, a postnuptial agreement outlines the rights and responsibilities of each spouse in the event of a divorce…

Worried About the Cost of a Divorce? Divorce Mediation is Fast, Inexpensive and Thorough.

The cost of living is high and inflation is rising, making it more important than ever to save time and money during the divorce process. One way to do this is through choosing an experienced divorce mediation attorney to help you through your divorce. In divorce mediation, a neutral third party, known as a mediator,…

3 Reasons Why You Should Finally Follow Through on Your New Year’s Resolution to Create an Estate Plan.

Estate planning is on many people’s to-do lists, but it is often postponed in favor of tasks that seem more rewarding. No one wants to contemplate their own mortality, but estate planning brings peace of mind. It can put worries to rest about what happens to you or your children in the event of unforeseen…