Tag Archives: prenuptial agreement
Do accounts in my name need to be included in a prenup?
When many people get married in Nevada, they mistakenly assume that existing accounts that remain solely under their name are their exclusive property and will stay under their control in the event of a divorce. This may sound logical, but you might find that the truth can often be far different. Forbes.com details the… Read More »
Lifestyle clauses in prenuptial agreements
As the acceptance of prenuptial agreements has grown among Nevada residents in recent years, so too has the realm of the types of protections these contracts may provide. Gone are the days when prenups are thought of as only for the very wealthy or for those with celebrity status of some sort. Equally gone… Read More »
What needs to be in your prenup?
Before you tie the knot in Nevada, you and your significant other may wish to create a prenuptial agreement to protect your personal assets. Here are a few ideas about what you should include in this agreement. You probably are not going into the marriage with the aim of getting divorced, but in an… Read More »
Strategies to protect a complex marital estate in Nevada
Nevada readers have likely seen news coverage of the announcement of a high-profile divorce between Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng. Murdoch, who at 82 years of age is the chief executive of News Corp., is worth an estimated $11.2 billion. With news of the divorce comes an onslaught of speculating as to how the… Read More »
Prenup voided after husband broke promise
Many family law attorneys here in Nevada and elsewhere can attest to the fact that it is very difficult to void a prenuptial agreement. In some cases it may be possible to render some of the terms of a prenup unenforceable, but it is very rare to have the contract thrown out entirely. Yet,… Read More »
Demi Moore seeks spousal support from Kutcher
Demi Moore has filed a response to Ashton Kutcher’s divorce filing in which she asks for significant spousal support and a portion of his earnings amassed while they were married. Mr. Kutcher entered the marriage with a lower net worth and less income than Ms. Moore, but has found increasing success in recent years… Read More »
Kobe Bryant and wife reconcile, could have been costly divorce
Las Vegas readers may have heard about the on-again off-again relationship between Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant and his wife. The two have reportedly had marriage issues due to numerous infidelities on the part of Kobe. So it was no surprise when Kobe’s wife, Vanessa, filed for divorce a year ago. And perhaps it… Read More »
Is it possible to break a prenup?
In recent months, we have written several posts on our Las Vegas family law blog about the benefits and requirements of prenuptial agreements that dictate how a couple will divide their assets and handle other common family law issues should their marriage end in divorce. For example, some of our recent blog posts detail… Read More »
Postnuptial agreements are on the rise in Las Vegas
Recently on our Las Vegas family law blog, we wrote a post detailing the benefits of prenuptial agreements, advising our readers to consider creating one before getting married, even if they don’t anticipate any divorce or property division issues arising in the future. But despite those potential benefits, many couples hesitate to bring up… Read More »
First comes a prenup, then comes marriage
If you are like most of our Las Vegas readers, you probably believe that only wealthy people sign prenuptial agreements prior to marriage, and that they are therefore not important for the average middle-class Nevada resident. However, that may not be the case. There are many other situations in which a prenuptial agreement, or… Read More »