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Enforcement of foreign prenuptial agreement in Florida

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Florida Prenuptial Agreements

Couples getting divorced in Florida who had a prenuptial agreement entered in another state or even another country may wonder whether or not the agreement will be valid in Florida. The answer to this question as is the case with many other legal questions is “It depends”. Today we review a case in which the parties entered a prenuptial agreement in Israel and in their Florida divorce, the wife objected to enforcement of the agreement.

Florida divorce: How commingling of funds affects equitable distribution

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Florida Divorce

When it is time to seek a Florida divorce, many spouses have the misconception that because an asset is titled in one spouse's name alone, the titled spouse owns the asset 100 percent. If the asset was purchased during the marriage with marital funds, this is false - title does not control who owns an asset or who owes a debt incurred during the marriage. How about when a spouse has money earned prior to marriage that is deposited into an account used during the marriage - are those funds and any assets purchased with them marital or non-marital?

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreement FAQ

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Prenuptial Agreements

If you’re ready to take the important step of marrying your partner, consider the benefits of a prenuptial agreement. Even if you’re already married, a postnuptial agreement may benefit you. Consider frequently asked questions about these agreements to help you understand the benefits.

Prenuptial agreements: Why having a lawyer saves money

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements can be classified as special contracts. They’re contracts that are binding like any other contract you might enter, but they’re “special” because the court looks at them with much more scrutiny than other types of contracts. Certain requirements must be met to shield your agreement from attack, and having an experienced attorney on your side can make all the difference.