Prenuptial Agreement

No one should get married without a Prenuptial Agreement in place! It doesn’t matter how much or how little you have, you always have to protect yourself! You are making the biggest decision of your life to marry someone. And second and sometimes third marriages—and the extended families that sometimes come with them—require financial and […]

Changing Your Name After Marriage

According to an Upshot analysis of data from multiple sources, the practice of keeping one’s maiden name after marriage—which declined sometime in the 1980’s or 1990’s—has begun rising again. Women are choosing to keep their maiden names more for practical reasons than political ones. For many women, sociologists say, keeping their maiden names has lost […]

Same-Sex Marriage

Now that same-sex marriage has gotten over a major hurdle and passed in New York State in 2011, the biggest hurdle will be getting it to become a “law of the land.” On the surface it seems that gay couples will be on even footing with heterosexual married couples—but that is not the case. Same-sex married […]