Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements 101

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By Tara N. Brewer Special to When entering into a marriage, divorce may be the furthest possibility from your mind. However, statistics speak volumes making the use of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements more popular than ever. Currently, the divorce rate in America for a first marriage is 41%. The


Post Nuptial Agreement: What Is It?

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By Sara Pitcher Mens Divorce Lawyer Though pre-nuptial agreements tend to receive the majority of attention and are often encouraged by divorce attorneys, there is a lesser-known option that also serves as a protective marriage contract: a post nuptial agreement. A “postnup” is similar to the more popular prenup except


Adoptions and Post-Nuptial Agreements

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Question: My wife and I are disagreeing about when we should have kids. We are recently married and I do not want kids yet. She says she understands but I am not sure she will stop trying to get pregnant. Is it possible for both of us to sign a


Legal Separation Advice: Hiding Assets

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By Daniel Exner Divorce Lawyer, Cordell & Cordell A somewhat common question from divorced dads looking for legal separation advice is what to do with property they want to protect in their divorce. Can you sell property to a friend before the divorce then buy it back from the friend


Post-nuptial agreements for financial protection

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Question: I am looking to form an LLC with business partners, but I would like this business to be protected from future claims from our spouses in case of a divorce. Is there a contract or post-nuptial agreement that would address such an issue of dealing with a business in


Preserving Your Retirement

by Richard J. Coffee, II,  Cordell & Cordell, P.C. The dissolution of a marriage presents numerous changes and unfortunate consequences.  Custody issues may be resolved by compromise, mediation and/or counseling.  The personal property division may be an irritating inconvenience.  Financial support a current cash flow adjustment.  None of these are