For Better or For Worse?

Brides and grooms may be approaching their vows with more financial caution today than in the past. In a recent survey, more than 90% of the members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers said the use of prenuptial agreements had ratcheted up in the past 10 years. Why? Greater awareness of the option was the top reason cited, followed closely by the fact that today there are more second and third marriages.

How do you know if you're one of those for whom a prenup makes sense? Most lawyers recommend them for individuals with their own or a family business,...

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