More Millennials Are Seeking Prenups, And Are Reasons To Consider One

Having the prenup talk in the middle of deciding what song you’re going to dance to at your wedding is probably no one’s idea of a fun time. Who really wants to think about the end when you’ve barely even gotten to the beginning? But believe it or not, a new national survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers …

9 Interesting Clues That Predict Your Marriage Won’t Last

Whether you’re thinking about getting married, married already, or dreaming about it, you’re bound to question your marriage or future coupling at some point. The questions may be specific or general, but either way the topic of marriage brings up all types of emotions, vulnerabilities, and curiosities. Many couples will be looking for signs that it will ultimately last, while …

11 Things Divorce Lawyers Say You Should Never Do

Don’t expect to come away with a windfall. “One of the biggest mistakes I see people make in divorce cases is going in with unrealistic expectations,” says Chloe Wolman, JD, a lawyer with Davies Wegner Law in Los Angeles. You and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse will have to start supporting two households on the same income that used to support one—which means …

Parenting After Divorce: Have You Heard of “Bird’s Nest” Co-Parenting?

“I’m like a nomad. I live out of a box,” joked one of my high school friends, while packing-up some clothes. For almost a decade she had switched weekly between her parents’ homes and, while routine, it was inconvenient. Enter: the bird’s nest co-parenting trend. Minimizing disruption The bird’s nest is as the name implies: The kids stay in the …

Will Brad Pitt lose his kids after child abuse allegations? Lawyers weigh in

Two days after news broke that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, TMZ released an ugly report detailing an allegedly violent incident between Pitt and at least one of his children. On Tuesday (September 20) the outlet first reported that Pitt was struggling with alcohol abuse, marijuana abuse, and anger issues, and that all of these things …

BEFORE YOU SAY, “I DO”…

A Pre-nup? UN-romantic! Prenuptial agreements can be a delicate, emotional subject to raise with your future spouse. Surprisingly, the conversation often brings couples closer together because it forces the couple to discuss their expectations, fears and needs. When a pre-nuptial agreement has been discussed, negotiated and finalized, the couple begins their new life together without uncertainty about what the future …