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March 2017 Archives

Prenuptial agreements a must for successful couples

When most couples get married, little thought is given to the possibility that their marriage might end someday. While no one is likely to be thinking of divorce before the marriage license is signed, it is definitely important for Oregon couples to consider preparing a prenuptial agreement before the wedding. The agreement is even more critical for those couples that are equally successful as individuals to protect their respective financial futures. Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, sometimes have negative connotations associated with them, but they are vital documents to protect divorcing spouses.

Taxes can be affected by divorce

There are many emotional aspects involved when an Oregon couple decides to end a marriage. In addition, several financial considerations come into play during divorce proceedings. One area that can be significantly affected in a divorce is the couple's income tax return. Financial experts recommend taking a close look at the areas where divorce can have the most impact.