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Prenuptial Agreements

Protecting Inheritances and Gifts that You Receive During Marriage or Bring into the Marriage

Gifts and Inheritances that you bring into the marriage or that you receive during the marriage are considered “separate property” in Michigan, provided that you can identify the assets and their source as being gifts or inheritance to you and that you keep them separate during the marriage.  In the event of a divorce, “separate […]

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Should I Sign that Prenuptial?

Should I Sign that Prenuptial? You have met the partner of your dreams. He/she has proposed or agreed to marry you. You either know or find out that they are from a rich family or they have acquired their own wealth. You have more limited resources. They want you to sign a prenuptial agreement. What […]

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Are Prenuptials a Good Idea When One Marries Wealth?

Do Tiger and Elin have a prenuptial agreement? No one is saying.  However, agreements that determine what share of a large estate each spouse will receive in the event of divorce are common, especially when a person of modest means marries someone with considerable wealth. Are these in everyone’s best interests?  Often the wealthy spouse […]

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