Pet custody is going to California

Pet custody is closer to becoming a reality after California passed a law making pets community property but letting judges decide who gets to keep them. What is Florida’s law on pet custody? California Dreaming All the leaves are brown, and the sky may be grey, but...

Prenuptial Agreements in Jeopardy

Many people are starting to notice that the new tax law could wreak havoc on their prenuptial agreement. If you are planning on getting married this summer, here’s a few things to consider before signing that prenup. Prenuptial Agreements I’ve written about prenuptial...

Prenuptial Agreements: Can you bust a prenup?

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements protect your wealth by setting out what property stays yours, what property does not, and ensuring that your assets stay in your family line. Prenups can even be used to limit your exposure to paying alimony. But can you get out...

Daredevil without a Prenup

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have not resolved their jointly filed divorce one year after filing. Reports suggest they never had a prenuptial agreement, which may be the reason the divorce is taking so long after they filed. Gone Girl The actors filed to end their...

Prenups are Nothing New

A 2,480-year-old Egyptian scroll was recently found. But the scroll is not some royal decree from the ruling Pharaoh, or an ancient poem written on the shores of the Nile. Egyptologists report that the scroll is a prenuptial agreement. Ancient Prenups Written in...