A tale of two lawyers…

A tale of two lawyers…

One of the first things many clients ask me is whether I’m a “pit bull” lawyer. I usually respond that I like to think of myself as a chess player. Pit bulls attack randomly. They focus on injuring and instant gratification. Chess players are clear-headed and focus on the end result. What follows is a comparison of the two styles.

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.”