The American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) was asked about prenuptial agreements, or prenups, in 2013, and almost two-thirds (63 percent) of those surveyed stated that they had seen a significant rise in their use in recent years, especially by women.
Marriage is a celebration of love and commitment between two partners hoping to spend their lives together. While most couples enter marriage with the best of intentions, divorce statistics in the United States show that many couples do not have a happily ever after. For this reason, many divorce attorneys and other specialists encourage couples to consider prenuptial or postnuptial agreements. While discussing the dissolution of your marriage before it has begun can seem unpleasant, when properly drafted and implemented, a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can truly benefit both spouses. Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are no longer only utilized by America’s wealthiest couples. Here is what you need to know.
The decision to file for divorce can be among the most difficult choices you may ever make. You may have exhausted every option available to try and save your marriage, but ultimately, you realize that you and your partner are better apart. It is no surprise to you that divorce can be stressful, especially trying to negotiate the various considerations necessary under law. As the process moves along, many people find themselves feeling sad and lonely, but you know that as long as you have your dog, you are never really alone — but, wait! How do you know for sure you will still have your dog when the divorce is finalized? Divorce and pets is becoming a more common issue in courtrooms across the country.