- Did You Get a Prenup Before Marrying? Would You Ever? When Would You Tell a Client to Get a Prenup?
Question of the Week
Did You Get a Prenup Before Marrying? Would You Ever? When Would You Tell a Client to Get a Prenup?
Posted May 23, 2012 11:51 AM CDT
By Sarah Mui
Many news outlets took notice of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's surprise wedding one day after his company's initial public offering, and speculated that Zuckerberg and his now-wife probably signed a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle.
This week we'd like to ask you: Did you get a prenup before marrying? If you've never been married, would you try to get one? Has an unsatisfying divorce settlement persuaded you to insist on a prenup if you marry again? Would you ever persuade a client to get a prenup? If so, what would the circumstances need to be?
Answer in the comments.
Read the answers to last week's question: Have You Ever Asked a Particularly Bold Question on a Job Interview? Did It Succeed or Backfire?
Posted by Meredith: "When looking for a midlevel litigation associate position at a big commercial firm, I used to ask the youngest person interviewing me how many of the partners in the department were divorced. It was my own personal quality-of-life index—if every last partner was on their second or third family, I figured, the preservation of my own marriage and personal life was not likely to be a priority. It seems to work pretty well, unless the person you ask is divorced, in which case they tend to take offense."
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