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Prenuptial agreements are great for young couples

Residents of Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarrant, Texas, may ask themselves who premarital contracts, also known as prenuptial agreements and prenups, are good for. The answer is everybody. Although classically associated with rich older men who marry pretty younger women, prenups are good even for young couples who marry at a point in their lives when they have only a minimum of material assets.

Wife wants to break prenup in divorce from billionaire

There are many married couples in Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarrant, Texas, and many of those couples have prenuptial agreements. Those are supposed to be binding in the event of a divorce, and often are, but are sometimes challenged by the person who will be getting less than he or she wants to get in the divorce. That is happening with a billionaire and his wife.

A prenup can make your company separate property

You're a company owner and now you're getting married. You want to protect yourself and your business in case you get divorced. You're just being realistic. You've been building this company for years and can't let anything compromise your vision or your success.

Couples are getting postnuptial agreements

Many married couples live in the Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarrant, Texas, areas. Sometimes, couple's marriages end in divorce, resulting in property division that is often acrimonious. That acrimony can be precluded by prenuptial agreements, which make unambiguously clear how assets are to be divided. However, some couples don't have prenuptial agreements, and wind up pursuing postnuptial agreements instead.

Millennials have good reasons for wanting prenuptial agreements

Millennials are asking for prenuptial agreements much more than what was common in the past. One of the reasons for this is that they are more in tune with their financial goals and they aren't afraid to speak up about this matter.

5 questions to ask before signing a prenup

While you may be ready to say "I do," and spend the rest of your life in wedded bliss, you may find that your soon-to-be spouse wants to talk about signing a prenuptial agreement before he or she strolls down the aisle. Here are some questions you should know the answers to before your marriage license formally binds you two together.

What are the pros and cons of a prenuptial agreement?

It can be difficult to think of your marriage as a business relationship, but when you stop to think about the financial interests in your marriage, it makes it easier. As a business relationship, you need to protect your assets and investments. One way to do so when you will soon be walking down the aisle is to create a prenuptial agreement.

Millennials and divorce

Millennials are getting more life experience before settling down to get married. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research have some interesting statistics for married couples, including the following:

Why prenups are being sought out by more millennials and women

Prenups are on the rise among those ages 18 to 35. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, more than half of all United States family law attorneys have seen an increase in prenups over the last three years than ever before. And, when it comes to millennials, attorneys polled report having seen an increase in those clients requesting prenups from its previous 5-percent to the 25-percent that it is today.

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