Marriages that have produced a family business are often left wondering what to expect after the division to the marriage is finalized. Will I have to divide the business? Is there any way it can continue to thrive despite the marriage failing? These are legitimate concerns to ask when separating the financial merging of former couples.
Prenuptial agreements can protect spouses in marriages anywhere, including in Oregon, regardless of their net worth. They can be particularly valuable in a high\-asset divorce. A perfect example may be the divorce of celebrities Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman. Both spouses are highly successful in their respective fields -- he as a film producer and she as a fashion designer.
Last month, we wrote a post about prenuptial agreements and how to go about getting one of these contracts without ruining your relationship. In that post, the importance of the prenuptial agreement was central to the discussion. Today, we want to talk about the prenuptial agreement in a different context: how a spouse could actually mount a serious and successful legal challenge to a prenup.