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Tip: start negotiation process for marital agreement sooner rather than later

We have previously commented on this blog about the importance of taking the time and effort to get a prenuptial agreement right before entering into marriage. As we’ve said, failure to do so can result in the agreement being set aside, which can cost the couple extra time and money to sort things out in divorce.

Ken Griffin argues prenuptial agreement validly executed

We recently wrote about the ongoing divorce case of Ken Griffin and his wife, Ann Dias Griffin, focusing especially on the issue of a prenuptial agreement the two entered into prior to their marriage in 2003. The agreement has gained significant media attention because Ms. Griffin has alleged that she was coerced into signing the agreement and that she should be able to take away more from the divorce than the agreement would allow her to. A lot of money is at stake, too.

Work with an expert when pursuing child custody modification

When couples reach a child custody agreement or when a court issues a child custody order, it isn’t always the case that the arrangement ends up working out. Fortunately, child custody arrangements do not have to be permanent, and it is possible to have them modified when the circumstances are appropriate. As with all child custody determinations, the key consideration for a court is the best interests of the child.

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