Prenuptial Agreements. Their very utterance invokes a myriad of preconceived notions people have about their existence and utility. In essence, a Prenuptial Agreement is a legal document executed prior to a marriage that outlines and divides property and assets should the unlucky couple divorce. They are not always binding, and their execution and enforcement is often challenged in court on various grounds. Many things can never be included in a prenup, like child support, custody, or visitation issues. It’s highly advised that you have an attorney prepare a prenup, as the legal requirements for their valid execution are sometimes tricky.
Probably for the last time on this blog, I have provided a link to a website called “The Hollywood Gossip”. I’m not proud of it. But the article (ahem) notes some facts about the aforementioned TomKat divorce, essentially letting the anxiously waiting public know that Katie won’t receive much from Tom. Girlfriend, she shouldn’t have signed that thing. Read all about it here:
In sum, prenups are good, but you have to do them correctly. It’s far better to spend a little money on the front end and take care of certain issues than wish you had when things start going down. Tom would agree.