Shouldn’t Your Divorce Lawyer Know How to Draft Better Settlement Agreements?

Your divorce took a year and a lot of money to resolve after your case seemed to blow up into a big deal. It finally got under control, and the lawyers worked out a settlement agreement. You read it and understood it, and signed the document. The case was finished. A couple years later, your […]

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Common Sense Reasons for Getting an Illinois Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement

Even though the divorce rate has stabilized over the past several years, many marriages will end in divorce. Therefore, creating a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is one of the smartest steps a couple can take. These agreements can stabilize marriages and help both spouses feel more confident moving forward with the relationship. Prenuptial Agreements Promote […]

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Illinois’ Uniform Premarital Agreement Act

No one gets married to get divorced. But sometimes unforeseeable things happen, and divorce winds up being the best option for a family. As divorce law has developed over the years, so have surrounding areas of the law. One such area is the law related to premarital agreements, which are also sometimes called prenuptial agreements […]

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The Importance of a Well Drafted Prenuptial Agreement

It is very common for wealthy individuals and celebrities to have their future spouse execute a prenuptial agreement prior to entering into marriage. However, news reports and tabloids are often laden with stories broadcasting issues that occur when these wealthy individuals and celebrities divorce. The purpose of a prenuptial agreement is to protect each person’s […]

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The Modern-Day Prenuptial Agreement

Saying “I Do” When a couple comes together in marriage, they bring together their finances. This includes both their past assets and their past liabilities. Traditionally, prenuptial or premarital agreements were entered into as a means to protect a wealthy spouse from losing a significant part of his or her fortune, should the marriage end […]

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