Drafting Premarital and Postmarital Agreements: Choice of Law and Forum Clauses, State Laws and Planning
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
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.
- Negotiation and drafting considerations
- Representing the financially stronger party/financially weaker party
- Strategies for protecting an agreement
- Enforcing the agreement
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?
Melissa L. Isaak
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
Ms. Isaak is a family law attorney who focuses her practice on representing men in domestic relations issues. Her counsels clients in a wide array of family law services including contested and uncontested divorce, child custody, visitation, spousal support/alimony, child support, division of marital assets, retirement division including, IRAs and, pensions, property division, paternity, family law issues for military personnel, domestic violence and restraining orders, modifications and enforcement of judgments, power of attorney, and guardianships and conservatorships.Close
Kessler & Solomiany
Mr. Morrison is experienced in handling complex divorce cases, child custody matters, support and alimony claims,... | Read More
Mr. Morrison is experienced in handling complex divorce cases, child custody matters, support and alimony claims, modification and contempt actions, prenuptial agreements, and all other domestic relations issues. Prior to joining the Firm, he was a founding partner at Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison and was a partner at Davis, Matthews & Quigley.Close
James J. Vedder
Moss & Barnett
Mr. Vedder focuses his practice on family law. He assists clients with the resolution and settlement of the division of... | Read More
Mr. Vedder focuses his practice on family law. He assists clients with the resolution and settlement of the division of marital and non-marital assets, division of closely held businesses, spousal maintenance, child support, and custody issues. He has substantial experience in settling and trying complex marital dissolution cases and regularly advises in the areas of antenuptial, prenuptial, and postnuptial agreements, business valuation litigation, complex litigation and settlement of marital and non-marital assets, complex non-marital tracing, spousal maintenance and child support, and custody settlement and litigation.Close