Post-Nuptial Agreements Vs Reconciliation Agreements

1/29/2016

Post-Nuptial Agreements v. Reconciliation Agreements: Are they worth the paper they're written on?

Post-Nuptial Agreement

     A post-nuptial agreement is a contract between two spouses.  The agreement is similar to a prenuptial agreement except it is signed during the marriage rather than before the marriage.  A post-nuptial agreement is often times considered when there has been some sort of change in the relationship between spouses or a change in financial circumstances.  The most common reasons a spouse may seek to enter into a post-nuptial agreement are:

4/22/2015

What can we learn from Bobby Flay and Stephanie March's divorce?

     According to Ms. March’s lawyer, she plans to contest the validity of their prenuptial agreement on various grounds. Most notably, the fact that the agreement was signed three days before their wedding may have rendered it unconscionable (not fair). While it is a valid concern, there are many other factors that the court must consider when determining the validity of a prenuptial agreement. For this reason, it is so important to ensure that you consult with a matrimonial attorney early in the wedding planning process.

2/2/2015

SURVEY RESULTS: When Did You Realize Your Marriage Was Over?

     At some point while representing a divorced/divorcing client, I ask him/her: “When did you realize your marriage was over?”  The responses usually fall into (3) three categories:

1.  Before the wedding