It may be unfair, but it’s true: The long hours that you put in building your career so that you can provide for your family can actually be held against you when you’re getting a divorce and trying to get shared or primary physical custody of your children.
White Plains Family Law Blog
Maybe you thought of your prenup as a necessary insurance policy in case things went bad — or maybe you had doubts about your relationship from the start. Either way, now that your marriage has crumbled, you’re glad that you have that little document safely tucked away. You’re counting on it to protect your interests during the divorce.
But is that prenup actually enforceable? These days, it’s very easy to hop online and fill out just about any kind of legal form you need. The only problem is that prenups must follow certain rules to be considered valid.
You’ve probably seen divorces on television that end up being litigated in the courtroom, in front of a judge. Those cases do happen, but there is an opportunity for your case to go a different route. If you and your spouse aren’t keen on taking your case to court, then you may want to consider mediation instead.
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