Prenuptial Agreements


Prenuptial agreements have been recognized under Florida law for many years. Initially these agreements were viewed with significant suspicion and interpreted by Florida courts with many restrictions. However, over the years prenuptial agreements have become routinely accepted and enforced by courts according to their written terms. At least three significant changes in the law have […]

Bizarre Prenuptial Clauses Which May Not Be Legal

There was a time when prenuptial agreements were thought to be something into which only the rich and famous entered. As we venture further into the 21st century, however, it is clear that a growing number of “everyday” couples are realizing the value in having one of these agreements in place before they walk down […]

Things to Consider with a Premarital Agreement

What Things can be Included in a Florida Premarital Agreement In Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes lies a list of exactly what types of items can be addressed in a premarital agreement (prenup) in Florida. According to Florida law, a prenup can discuss: The rights and responsibilities of each person in regards to all property, regardless […]

Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements, otherwise referred to as premarital agreements, always seem like a sticky subject to bring up between couples who are recently engaged to be married. However, prenuptial agreements are very useful tools that can protect both parties interest if the contract should ever be executed. A prenuptial agreement is defined as a written agreement […]

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements, sometimes referred to as “Prenups” are employed for at least two distinct and separate purposes. First, they define what will occur should a marriage be dissolved. Secondly, they define what will occur should one marriage partner predecease the other while married. Some agreements incorporate one of these purposes and some both. A postnuptial […]

Premarital Agreements- Painful But Worth A Look

The purpose of this blog is to quickly discuss the merits of a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement.  The recent popularity of these agreements is evidenced both by their numbers and the official codification of their enforceability through the creation of a recent Florida Statute Section 61.079 confirming their enforceability.  An obvious justification for their occasional use […]