When individuals get married, prenuptial agreements can protect them from the turmoil that often accompanies divorce. For most couples in Clark County, prenuptial agreements discuss the division of property, and they may include arrangements regarding spousal support or child support.
After a televised wedding ceremony that is estimated to have cost around $10 million, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her husband. She issued a statement to the media, in which she explained the decision was difficult to make, but that "sometimes things don't work out as planned." Her husband, professional basketball play Kris Humphries of the NBA, said he was shocked to learn of his wife's plans, but he has not commented further on the matter.
This past summer, individuals throughout Washington were captivated by the whirlwind romance between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. Either captivated by the romance, hooked to the gossip as a guilty pleasure, or unable to escape the news plastered on every tabloid. Whatever category you fall in, you likely knew about the wedding and had opinions about it.
We have written about prenuptial agreements in several posts. We discussed whether Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries would sign an agreement before getting married, and we wrote about what the lack of a prenuptial agreement would mean for Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver.
When people think about divorce, one of the most frightening aspects of it can be the element of property division. People worry about what will happen with their home and their cars. They wonder how their family business will be divided. People worry about whether they'll need to divide inheritances with a soon-to-be ex-spouse.