The richest person in the world, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, recently announced that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, would be getting a divorce. It is expected to set global records for divorce value, given the fact that the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement in place.
When the Bezos got married, they were worth nowhere near the amount of money they are now. Amazon had only just been founded, and it would be some years before it became a truly influential force on the internet.
Still, it serves as an example of an issue that can arise for couples of all financial statuses. If you have assets you want to protect, a prenup can be a valuable contract to enter into before marriage.
The following are just a few of the most common reasons why you might consider getting a prenup:
To learn more about getting a prenup, meet with an experienced Minnesota family law attorney at Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A.
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