Most of our cases dealing with enforceability of prenuptial agreements stem from marriages that end by divorce and involve one party seeking to enforce the agreement and the other party seeking to invalidate the same document, or vice versa. You can read about many of those cases on our NJ Family Law Blog. However, the
We previously blogged on the Appellate Division’s notable decision in Rogers v. Gordon, which addressed the legal standard applicable to prenuptial agreements signed prior to New Jersey’s enactment of the Uniform Premarital Agreement statute. There, the Appellate Division reversed a trial court Order to the extent that it set aside the entire prenup, since, as…
We have blogged frequently regarding prenuptial agreements. There is also an advice piece on our firm’s web site entitled "Considering a Prenuptial Agreement – Should My Children Have One?" We have also recently been involved in drafting and/or negotiating a number of prenups lately. This has reminded me that one-size does not fit all…
I have blogged several times about the celebrity divorces that have been in the news, from John & Kate, to Christie Brinkley, to Stephanie Seymour, to Jim Nantz, to the McCourts who own the LA Dodgers and others.
Every day for the last few weeks, Tiger Woods has been front page news regarding what he first called "indiscretions" and now calls "infidelity." We have heard in the news about potential sweeteners to his prenuptial agreement if his wife stays, to rumors that she will leave him and so on . Obviously, since the information from Tiger and his wife is limited, people are left to speculate and gossip.
As a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer, the best that I can offer is to give some comments on how New Jersey divorce and family law would apply to the facts (hypothetical, speculation or true facts that have been reported).
In New Jersey, marital fault is largely irrelevant except in limited circumstances. Though not particularly necessary anymore since we have no fault (irreconcilable differences) divorce, the fault ground of adultery can still be plead as a divorce cause of action. That said, receiving a divorce based on adultery does not get you anything more financially.