To Prenuptial Agreements or Not?

I just read this Room for Debate from the New York Times about Prenuptial Agreements.  There are various views about the value of Prenuptial Agreements represented in this debate.

One of the best things about a Prenuptial Agreement is that it forces spouses to be to discuss an often difficult subject – finances.  That being said, it can also bring up lots of emotions in what could and theoretically should be a business discussion.  In my view, Prenuptial Agreements are valuable in some circumstances, and worth discussing, but not every to be married/partnered couple needs one.

If you decide you need a Prenuptial Agreement, or want to be advised about one, we can help.

Kimberly Surratt served for eight years on the executive council and has been the vice chair and then chair of the State Bar of Nevada Family Law Section. In addition, she is the President-Elect of the Nevada Justice Association and the chair of the domestic lobbying committee. She has lobbied with the Nevada Justice Association since 2004.

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