"Pros and Cons of a Prenup" by Attorney Jon Gasior (Audio) Is it a good idea to sign a prenuptial contract before tying the knot? What are the pros and cons of prenups? The pros The most common reason couples fight is finances. Getting it all out on the table upfront will help with discussing financial matters down the road. Couples should consider spending habits: If one person … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of a Prenup
"What is the Augmented Estate?" by Attorney Jon J. Gasior Over the last several years, the Maryland General Assembly has considered bills that are often called “augmented estate” bills. The question becomes, how will these impact Marylanders, if at all? In order to understand the augmented estate, one must first understand the spousal election. In Maryland a surviving spouse can make an … [Read more...] about What is the Augmented Estate?
If you are contemplating marriage, you probably have heard of a pre-nuptial agreement but may not be sure if such an agreement is right for you. Since many of my clients are older and have acquired valuable assets, a pre-nuptial agreement is a means of clarifying marital expectations such as how expenses are to be paid, how assets are to be distributed after someone dies, and whether the new … [Read more...] about A Pre-Nuptial Can Be A Significant Estate Planning Tool
"A Pre-Nuptial Agreement can be a Significant Estate Planning Tool" by Attorney Colleen Sinclair Prosser … [Read more...] about A Pre-Nuptial Agreement can be a Significant Estate Planning Tool” (Audio)