The wedding plans are in motion and it seems that there are a million details to attend to before the big day. While you, ever the romantic, are pondering over what color butter cream roses should adorn the wedding cake, your intended tells you he has made an appointment for both of you to see a divorce attorney. “A divorce attorney?” you ask with a smirk on your face. “Why would we see a divorce attorney – we’re not even married!” “To get a prenuptial agreement in place” is the response. Immediately your eyebrows go up in a quizzical manner and you feel your mouth form a perfect “O” as you feel you might faint dead away.
While this scenario might sound like it straight from out of the afternoon TV. soap operas, it is a scene that happens more and more these days. In an age, where nearly half of all marriages eventually are dissolved, one can never be too prudent.