5 Common Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

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Getting married is often considered one of the most romantic times in your life. Talking about what will happen if you divorce for purposes of developing a prenuptial agreement is anything but romantic. However, the practicality of creating a prenuptial agreement will often outweigh the need for romance before a wedding. The trick is to have the discussion and get … Read More

How I Educated the General Assembly About Prenuptial Agreements

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And How that Benefits Anyone Who Has or Will Enter into a Prenuptial Agreement I learned that the quote attributed to Otto von Bismarck that “laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made” is not true, at least at the Georgia General Assembly. I had the opportunity to testify before the House Judiciary subcommittee on … Read More

Same-Sex Prenups Are a Must

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For a general overview of prenuptial agreements, please see our previous articles, What are Prenuptial Agreements and Why Do Couples Get Them and FAQs about Prenups. Imagine a same-sex couple from Georgia who was together for fifteen years before marriage became legal in our state.  They had children together, bought a house together, and both took turns working and staying home to … Read More

FAQs About Prenups

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For a general overview of prenuptial agreements, please see our previous article, What are Prenuptial Agreements and Why Do Couples Get Them. Can I wait until after marriage and do a post-nuptial agreement? We wish you wouldn’t.  Post-nuptial agreements are basically a prenuptial agreement that is entered into after the couple has married. While Georgia law technically recognizes both pre- and post-nuptial … Read More

What is a prenuptial agreement and why do couples get them?

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A prenuptial agreement (also known as an “antenuptial agreement,” “premarital agreement,” or, most commonly, a “prenup”) is a contract entered into by two people before they marry.  The contract of a prenuptial agreement in Atlanta sets forth the rights and responsibilities of each party in the event of a divorce.  It is easier to make those decisions when you are … Read More