Before marriage, you and your spouse may have discussed entering into a prenuptial agreement. Commonly referred to as a prenup, this written contract between spouses protects certain rights to property and assets if the marriage dissolves.
Entering into a prenuptial agreement before your “I dos” can settle any potential financial disputes in the unfortunate event of a divorce. Prospective spouses use these contracts to establish the protection of individual assets.
A gestational surrogate is a woman who carries and gives birth to another person’s baby. The egg comes from either the intended mother or an egg donor, and the sperm comes from either an intended father or a sperm donor.
Whether or not a newly-divorced person can resume the use of the name they used before marriage depends on the location (jurisdiction) where people get divorced.
In the Beginning
Sue and Dave were high school sweethearts. After college, they decided to tie the knot and got married in their local church.
Divorce is a harrowing experience. When you have accumulated high-ticket assets during your marriage, the stakes go up exponentially.