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November 2011 Archives

Court halts Texas judge's visitations with younger daughter

The visitation rights of a Texas family law judge have been suspended with the court issue of a temporary restraining order against the Aransas County legal official. The restraining order follows a claim by the judge's ex-wife that the couple's 10-year-old daughter is not safe with her father.

Prenuptial agreements provide major asset protection

Couples engaged to be married may find prenuptial agreements useful in order to avoid unnecessary future conflicts. It is easier to agree to financial terms when both parties are calm and level-headed rather than strained by the often-contentious issues of divorce.

After 72 days, Kim and Kris call it quits

The announcement of the divorce between reality television star Kim Kardashian and pro-basketball player Kris Humphries has been headline fodder, but it is not a complete shock to marriage and financial experts. The marriage lasted 72 days before Kardashian called it quits.

Proposal to make prenups unalterable rejected

Couples who entered into prenuptial agreements in the past were sometimes criticized for putting the divorce cart before the marriage horse. While the divorce rate continues to hover around 50 percent, some who are getting married or considering remarriage may feel differently.