Alimony for men

Alimony for men

We have come a long way since the 50’s. Women have entered the work force. Spouses are now expected to share the household chores and the rearing of the children. Nearly everyone now agrees that gender bias is wrong. Yet, there is one area where it appears we haven’t evolved at all: alimony for men.

Lawyer on premarital agreements (also known as prenups)

Lawyer on premarital agreements (also known as prenups)

 

I just finished reading a post from a fellow lawyer blogger on the joys of collaborating with other lawyers when drafting a premarital agreement. In the post, he talks about how wonderful it is to use the diverse expertise of each lawyer to draft the best possible premarital agreement. He concludes:

This is one of the reasons why I like working with a non-estate planner on a prenup, and if possible working collaboratively — we can review the agreement from many different perspectives to make sure it “works.”