Relationship Agreements

Recent Posts in the Relationship Agreements Category

  • The Legal Rights of Unmarried Couples

    The Legal Rights of Unmarried Couples Unmarried couples have different rights than married couples. But, if you're living together as an unmarried couple and your relationship is ending, there are steps you can take to protect yourself. If you want to end an unmarried relationship: If you are living with someone in an unmarried relationship and are thinking about ending the relationship, do you know your rights? If you would describe your relationship as marital-like, if you commingled finances, or if you have children together, it is advisable to consult with a ...
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  • Do I Need a Prenup?

    Do I Need a Prenup? The Facts about Prenuptial Agreements Nearly one-third of single adults say they would ask a significant other to sign a prenup. And yet, according to a 2010 study by Harris Interactive: Only 3% of people with a spouse or fiancé have a prenup. Only 3%? Well, that’s still up from the 1% with a prenup when Harris conducted a similar study in 2002. But considering the facts surrounding marriage, divorce, and prenuptial agreements, you would think the numbers would be higher still. Prenuptial agreements should be discussed ...
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  • 10 Topics Couples Can't Avoid Before Marriage

    Marriage is a big step for any couple. Before taking the big leap, make sure you’ve discussed these ten topics. Compatibility Make sure there is a sufficient courtship period so you are as certain as possible regarding compatibility. It’s much more fun and easy to get married than it is to get a divorce. Conflict Resolution Agree in advance of marriage how you will communicate and work toward resolution of conflict after marriage. Conflict is inevitable. Careers If one or both parties have careers that could involve ...
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