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Prenuptial agreements: The pros and cons

After a couple of years of dating, you are finally thinking about popping the question. But, before you do, you consider having another conversation. Unfortunately, "Will you sign a prenup?" seems to detract from the romance of, "Will you marry me?" Before you sit down with your intended bride, you should take the time to figure out if a prenuptial agreement is the right move.

Separating before divorce? Make it legal

Many couples decide to go through a trial separation before they divorce. Unfortunately, one spouse moves out of the residence and the couple fails to take any legal action to make the separation official. If you are headed for divorce and you and your husband have decided to separate before starting the process, you should consider creating a legal separation agreement.

Is your former spouse limiting or denying your visitation?

Child custody and asset division can often bring out the worst in both former spouses during a divorce. You both may want full custody, or your ex may have received temporary custody during divorce proceedings. When that happens, the courts will typically issue court orders requiring you, the non-custodial parent, to pay child support.

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