Prenuptial Agreements


Apr 18, 2017

A postnuptial agreement is basically the same as a prenuptial agreement, except that you and your spouse enter into it after you and your spouse have already gotten married, instead of before you marry. In a postnuptial agreement, you and your spouse disclose to each other all the money and property you currently own, both […]

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Mar 01, 2017

Whether to enter into a prenuptial agreement or not is it a very personal decision. Each individual and couple is unique. Therefore, you should base your decision on your own unique circumstances. Review the pros and cons of prenuptial agreements and then read through the steps below to help you decide if a prenuptial agreement […]

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Why Engaged Couples Should Sign A Prenuptial Agreement

Sep 14, 2016

Not just for celebritiesAlthough prenuptial agreements are often associated with celebrity couple—and their headline generating divorces—they are not just for people with boldface namesAny couple who brings personal or business assets to the marriage can benefit from a prenup. The most basic of these contracts lists an inventory of premarital assets that in an event […]

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The Terms of Postnuptial Agreement was Enforceable Because Husband Supplied All the Funds Necessary to Purchase House

Sep 18, 2015

In the family law, equitable distribution, postnuptial agreement case of Matoka v. Maatka, PICS Case No. 14-1472 (C.P. Jefferson, August 27, 2014), the Honorable John Foradora ruled that the terms of an agreement entered into by husband and wife after marriage regarding the marital property was an enforceable contract with sufficient legal consideration. In 1992, […]

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Wife Failed to Show Clear and Convincing Evidence to Invalidate Antenuptial Agreement

Sep 15, 2015

In the family law equitable distribution, prenuptial agreement case of Guido v. Guido, 20-2-5072, App. Div., defendant Christina Guido appeals from the Family Part order declaring the Antenuptial Agreement she executed nine days prior to her marriage to plaintiff Christopher Guido enforceable. Plaintiff and defendant married on June 20, 1992. At the time, defendant was a […]

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Post Nuptial Agreement Is Unforeceable For Lack Of Consideration And Failure To Comply With Uniform Written Obligations Act

Apr 22, 2015

In the family law, equitable distribution, divorce case of Echevarria v. Echevarria, PICS Case No. 15-0511 (C.P. Monroe, Jan. 26, 2015), the Honorable Jennifer Harlacher Sibum ruled that the parties’ post-nuptial agreement remained in effect where a later purported agreement lacked consideration and did not comply with the requirements of the Uniform Written Obligations Act. […]

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A Pet-Custody Prenuptial Agreement

Jan 09, 2015

The following pet custody question asked to Harry Gross can avoid a soap-opera style custody battle after a couple splits up: Dear Harry: My boyfriend and I have been living together for two years. In a conversation with friends last night, we got into discussing prenuptial agreements. We got through with financial arrangements and children, […]

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