Some time ago I was researching the divorce and inheritance laws of a particular state when I ran across an article entitled “Getting Ready for Marriage,” which dealt with premarital contracts and asset-protection planning.
Recently many articles have been appearing on the internet extolling the virtues of entering into a prenuptial or premarital agreement prior to your marriage.
At times, mediation clients may seek the services of a mediator who is not practicing within their state. Or the couple may each reside in a separate state, and one of those states (or even a third state) is where they initially… Continue Reading →
Not every couple that enters the mediation process engages his/her own attorney to provide advice, review the process, and provide input on the final agreement. However, having separate counsel is recommended in all but the most simple situations. Lack of separate reviewing… Continue Reading →
My mediation practice during the past several years has taken a turn towards mediating prenuptial agreements. Here’s how it happened.
Your mediator can and should provide you with a list of recommended review attorneys. My list includes excellent attorneys who are very experienced in divorce law and prenuptial agreements, and who have a similar philosophy as mine in making prenups as generous as… Continue Reading →
Mediation is not one monolithic technique. Mediators and mediation theorists may categorize different types of mediation techniques into different theoretical boxes, such as “facilitative”, “evaluative” and “transformational”. But the categories all seem to bleed into each other.