Drafting Premarital and Postmarital Agreements: Choice of Law and Forum Clauses, State Laws and Planning

A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, 10:00am-11:30am PDT

Early Registration Discount Deadline, Friday, February 23, 2018

or call 1-800-926-7926

This CLE webinar will provide best practices to family law practitioners for negotiating and drafting premarital and postmarital agreements. The panel will discuss the differences between a premarital and postmarital agreement, the nuances of negotiation, how to structure the agreement, key clauses, choice of law and forum clauses, similarities and differences between the states, addressing estate planning issues, and the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act.

Description

Crafting enforceable premarital and postmarital agreement provisions and representing parties entering into these agreements requires technical expertise and an understanding of human nature. Identifying and analyzing factors and legal implications to determine the agreement best suited for a client’s needs is a critical first step. Negotiating the agreement in a way that preserves the relationship between parties eases agreement negotiation.

Listen as our panel of family law attorneys discusses the differences between a premarital and postmarital agreement, the nuances of negotiation, how to structure the agreement, key clauses, choice of law and forum clauses, similarities and differences between states, addressing estate planning issues, and the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act.

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Outline

  1. Negotiation and drafting considerations
  2. Representing the financially stronger party/financially weaker party
  3. Strategies for protecting an agreement
  4. Enforcing the agreement

Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • What negotiation and drafting strategies should be considered when representing parties of disparate financial resources?
  • What clauses must or should be included in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement?
  • What key estate planning issues should be considered in drafting the agreement?

Faculty

Isaak, Melissa
Melissa L. Isaak

Atty
The Isaak Law Firm

Ms. Isaak is a family law attorney who focuses her practice on representing men in domestic relations issues. Her...  |  Read More

Morrison, Wayne
Wayne Morrison

Of Counsel
Kessler & Solomiany

Mr. Morrison is experienced in handling complex divorce cases, child custody matters, support and alimony claims,...  |  Read More

Vedder, James
James J. Vedder

Atty
Moss & Barnett

Mr. Vedder focuses his practice on family law. He assists clients with the resolution and settlement of the division of...  |  Read More

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