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Getting Married? How a Prenuptial Agreement Can Benefit Both of You!

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{3:00 minutes to read} The Equitable Distribution Law has a specific provision that allows couples to enter into an agreement, both before (Prenuptial) and after (Postnuptial) a marriage. In addition to making a provision for the distribution of assets and liabilities in the event of a divorce, these agreements allow a couple to make testamentary [...]

T.I. Harris and Tiny’s Divorce: $50 Million Up For Grabs

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T.I. Harris’ wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle-Harris has filed for divorce again, dashing hopes of a reconciliation. So how much is up for grabs?
Tiny first filed for divorce from the rapper a day after Christmas on December 26 after six years of marriage. The divorce seemed to be on hold with talks of a possible reconciliation. However, Thursday Tiny filed again, and T.I. filed his response which means it’s actually happening.

Prenups and Intellectual Property

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Regular readers know I believe prenuptial agreements are overused. Too often they make the injustice of divorce worse by rewarding a breadwinner spouse (usually the husband) and leaving the stay-at-home-and-care-for-the-children spouse (usually the wife) poorer than she would have been under normal principles of family law. Unfortunately, it appears this trend will be made worse …

7 Outrageous Celebrity Prenuptial Agreements

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Celebrities safeguard their wealth with prenuptial agreements, but their spouse is also guaranteed a certain dollar amount in case of a divorce. Here’s how a celebrity divorce would play out if Beyonce and Jay Z, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, George Clooney and Amal Clooney, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan’s marriage broke up. Dish Nation also discusses the prenuptial deal for couples that are no more – Britney Spears and (more...)

The Divorce School Releases 11 New Free Videos and Podcasts

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The Divorce School has just released another 11 new videos and podcasts for separated and divorced people who are seeking tips and information to help them deal with their divorce-related issues. From Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to high-net-worth divorce, from property division to dating after divorce, from children's issues to how the divorce process works – you'll find the information you need at Divorce School.

Sessions are only available until June 30, so time's running out for you to (more...)

The Importance of Acquiring a Financial Order

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When it comes to divorce, the main misconception is that when a couple separates, their shared financial arrangements then come to an end. But this is not true. However, when a divorce is eventually finalized – also known as a Decree Absolute – there are no changes made to the financial arrangements. 
A recent case brought financial orders in divorce into the limelight, proving just how important a financial order in a divorce really is. As reported heavily (more...)

Divorcing After 50? Make Finances Your Top Priority

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Divorce is a reality for a growing number of aging couples, a phenomenon commonly referred to as “gray divorce”. According to a 2013 study at Bowling Green State University, the divorce rate among adults ages 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. Now, one in four Americans getting divorced is 50 or older.
The study also found that the divorce rate is 2.5 times higher for those in remarriages compared to those in first marriages. (more...)