The Prenup as Estate Planning Tool or Trap?

February 2011
Family Advocate;Winter2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p42
The article discusses how the baby boomers in the U.S. are entering into second or third marriages are turning to the prenuptial agreement as an estate-planning tool. As stated, the most obvious issue occurs when future spouses exchange property in connection with a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage. It states that a major component of estate planning for married individuals is utilizing the full estate-tax credit for each spouse.


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