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Why might my prenuptial agreement fail to stand up in court?

To many people, prenuptial agreements carry a reputation as a silver bullet that defends against all divorce woes. However, while prenuptial agreements wield great strength to protect spouses from outside parties and even each other, there are many ways that a well-intentioned agreement may not hold up in court.

Beware of false allegations in divorce

Divorce is rarely an amicable, dignified process, but two things almost always find a way to make it far more complicated — high assets within the marriage and children within the marriage. Unfortunately, the presence of either or both of these elements regularly compels one spouse or the other to take actions that turn the process hostile. In many cases, one spouse will accuse the other of some illegal act to gain leverage in the property division or custody agreements.

How to separate chaff from wheat when it comes to attorneys

If you're facing a situation that prompts you to seek legal assistance in Florida, chances are the topic is of some paramount importance in your personal or professional life -- or both. When considering your options, you no doubt know there will be expenses involved if you hire an attorney. Just as when you purchase a car, a new TV or your dream house, you want to get the most for your money, so it's logical you'd want to find a lawyer whose services best align with your particular needs and goals.

Prenuptial agreements offer valuable lessons for partners

Many couples simply do not take wise precautions when approaching marriage, leading to problems down the road that could easily have been avoided with some careful planning and intentional conversations about hard issues. One of the biggest relationship killers is a difference in how each spouse approaches finances, which may seem small, but has ended many marriages in the long run. Unfortunately, even those who pursue premarital counseling rarely take the time to truly understand their partner's financial life.

Don't wait to file for a child support modification

Child support is an important part of being a good parent to a child after you and the child's other parent are no longer together. Contrary to the popular image of deadbeat parents who skip out on child support payments, most parents who struggle to pay child support would prefer to pay their fair share and simply can't. The good news is that it is possible to modify your child support order with proper help.