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Thinking Ahead: The Power of a Prenup

iStock_000016304397SmallWith spring almost here, wedding season is on the way. If your nuptials will take place sometime in the coming months, have you taken a moment to think about the road ahead, after the ceremony and honeymoon, when “real life” as a married couple begins? It is always the hope that the stage will be set for marital bliss, but it’s also prudent to take some realistic steps towards making sure you are protected and “insured” no matter what the future brings. Read more

5 People Who Need a Prenuptial Agreement

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Are you one of them? A prenuptial agreement is a legal document signed off on by a couple before their marriage that can address such issues as property and assets brought into the marriage by each person, and what the property rights of each will be should they divorce. A prenup can also spell out amounts of NJ spousal support or alimony the couple agrees to in the event of divorce, and how certain behavior (i.e., cheating/marital infidelity) can affect the conditions of a divorce. Read more

Tori Spelling: It’s All About The Kids 

Separation rumors have started to swirl around Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott after reports of infidelity on the part of McDermott surfaced in December. The couple have four children — Liam, 6½, Stella, 5½, Hattie, 2, and Finn, 15 months — and according to sources close to Spelling, her main goal right now is to keep her marriage intact for the sake of her family.  Read more

Divorce Secrets of the Rich & Famous

After three years of marriage, Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce last week from husband Lamar Odon, citing irreconcilable differences in public court documents released on Friday. It may make for juicy celebrity gossip to speculate about what went wrong for the reality TV couple, but if Kardashian and Odon are like most celebrity, high-profile couples, this first glimpse of their divorce will likely be the last glimpse until a final divorce decree is announced. Read more

More Couples Putting Prenuptial Agreements In Place

Prenuptial Agreements

According to a recent survey of attorney members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 63 percent of divorce attorneys nationwide have cited an increase over the past three years in the number of couples putting prenuptial agreements in place.

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Bari Weinberger Talks Celebrity Divorce Kardashian-Style On PIX 11 Morning News

Reality TV met the reality of divorce this week when Kris Jenner, “momager” of the Kardashian clan, and former Olympian Bruce Jenner announced their separation after 22 years of marriage. No one has filed paperwork yet to formalize the split, but speculation is growing as to how the pair will eventually divide their estimated $125 million fortune — especially since the couple never signed a prenuptial agreement.

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Simon Cowell Scandal: Why Cite Adultery as a Grounds for Divorce?

Simon Cowell found himself in the legal spotlight last week when news broke that the TV and music mogul has been named as a co-respondent in the New York divorce proceedings of real estate developer Andrew Silverman and his wife, Lauren Silverman. What’s the latest? Read more

Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold Post-Divorce Twitter Fight: What We Can Learn From It

Comedians Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold got married in 1990 and divorced in 1994, citing irreconcilable differences. Now, almost 20 years later, those irreconcilable differences appear to have roared back to life, courtesy of Twitter, where the former spouses recently engaged in a “twitter feud” over wedding videos and other marital property. Read more

What’s Your Relationship Status? Married, Divorced, Domestic Partners, in a Civil Union . . . ?

Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Significant Other, Soon-to-be-Ex…? The options seem to be endless and growing. Perhaps the only thing any of us can really count on from one day to the next is—it’s complicated! Read more

Money Arguments in Marriage Best Predictor of Divorce

All couples have disagreements, but even in the healthiest of relationships, arguments about money are a top predictor of divorce, according to a new study from Kansas State University. Read more