Sexes: Do Lawyers Make a Marriage?

Ralph and Wanda argue about prenuptial contracts

Wanda: Quiz time, Ralph. Jacalyn Barnett is an attorney who recommends "highlighting the legal consequences of love." What do you suppose she is talking about?

Ralph: About $200 an hour in paternity-suit litigation, my pet. Maybe $300 if you're bright enough to specialize in rock singers.

Wanda: Outstandingly wide of the mark, Ralph. Actually, the subject is marriage contracts -- prenuptial agreements, if you will. Barnett is head of the matrimonial department at a New York law firm, and she calls the prenuptial agreements legal valentines that can be "loving and protective documents."

Ralph: Lawyers are such incurable romantics, Wanda. But...

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