Posts belonging to Category Prenup

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 8 of a Series

This is the eighth of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 31 through 35, I will start this article with my […]

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 7 of a Series

This is the seventh of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 26 through 30, I will start this article with my […]

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 4 of a Series

This is the fourth of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 11 through 15, I will start this article with my […]

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 3 of a Series

This is the third of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 6 through 10, I will start this article with my […]

Are Prenups Still A Good Idea in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, Governor Christie recently signed into a law a revised set of rules concerning how prenuptial and pre-civil unions agreements in the state are written up and enforced. The changes are revisions to the New Jersey Uniform Premarital and Pre-Civil Union Agreement Act and are intended to make it more difficult to modify […]

Spousal Support Waivers in a Prenuptual Agreement

The recent case of In Re The Marriage of Facter (2013) DAR570 (decided January 14, 2013) makes it much more difficult to enforce spousal support waivers in a premarital agreement especially when there is a gross discrepancy in the financial circumstances of the parties particularly where there are children during their marriage. However, the court […]

Approaching the Prenup Conversation Gracefully

I have always said that when approached gracefully, a premarital contract could strengthen a relationship. I do believe that is real, but the simple truth is that most people have no earthly concept how to approach a prenup gracefully. From either side. Too commonly, one fiance dumps  the idea of a prenup in the other […]

Hidden Lessons in Celebrity Prenups

Jessica Simpson and Kobe Bryant have actually been in the updates lately, both because of their respective prenups. I thought I would take a minute to reflect on the nature of star marriage agreements, and just what this could inform us about the marriages of simple mortals. To recap in case you have missed out […]

The Union of Prenups and Estate Planning

Numerous people fear that drafting a prenup implies that they are admitting their marriage will end before it has actually even started. The reality is (and please forgive me being a trifle morbid right here) that all marital relationships end– if not in divorce, then in death. For this reason, the California state legislature (and […]

Specifics of California Prenup Timing

Since my last post, I have actually had a number of concerns about the timing specifics for California premarital agreements. Here are several crucial California prenup timing rules to remember. First, California law calls for that seven days pass between the time you are first presented with a premarital agreement, and the time you sign […]