No one wants to think about divorce or death. Deny it all we want, one happens 50% of the time and the other 100%! Understanding the legal financial side of relationships is an important part of creating a successful relationship or marriage. Listen to today’s episode to learn how to get your finances in order!

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Understanding a prenup and it’s legal details
  • Avoiding the unromantic stigma of prenups and doing what is practical for a successful relationship
  • How to communicate about prenups and other important financial hurdles.
  • Creating a post-nup if you married without a prenup
  • Using separate bank accounts in your relationship
  • And much more!

Alyssa is the founding partner of Rower LLC. She has been practicing law in New York City since 2005 and matrimonial and family law exclusively since 2008. New York Super Lawyers has named her a Rising Star in family law every year since 2011 and she was recently named one of “18 Women to Watch in 2018” by Brown Brothers Harriman.

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