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3 times a postnuptial agreement usually makes sense

Even though marriage ceremonies are often full of family members, friends, flowers and cake, a marriage is a legal contract between two spouses and the government. Still, many couples do not view their marriage as a formal agreement. If the union eventually fails, though, divorcing spouses must divide marital property, settle custody matters and tackle other challenges. 

There is a good chance that you have heard of prenuptial agreements, as they are often fodder for gossip columnists and rom-com directors alike. You may be unfamiliar with postnuptial agreements, however. As their name indicates, postnuptial agreements happen after the marriage takes place. These agreements often address who gets what after a divorce, but they may also cover spousal obligations and other matters. Here are three times a postnuptial agreement usually makes sense: 

Recent analysis re Connecticut’s economic sphere

Proactive and prudent business owners and entrepreneurs often enlist the close and sustained help of proven commercial legal counsel on matters germane to enterprise risks, challenges and opportunities.

That reality might likely strengthen for Connecticut company principals over the near term and foreseeable future, given economic data just released by financial regulators.

Connecticut liquor law violations many, diverse

Some business realms across Connecticut and nationally operate with a comparative lack of regulatory restrictions. That is, their owners and managers conduct their enterprises without having to routinely deal with a complex overlay of rules and regulations.

Others don’t reside in that camp, with government officials taking anything but a laissez faire approach to their existence and operations.

Relevant numbers re American households and linked custody questions

The United States has always been a nation centrally spotlighted for wide-ranging reasons. In fact, the country is an exemplar of uniqueness in many realms, ranging from its singular history to the composition and character of its people.

That means this: The U.S. tops global lists relevant to seemingly endless subject matter.

Company handbooks: good for employees or employers?

Here’s a short answer to today’s above-posed blog headline query: Good for both.

Candidly, a quality company handbook – meaning one that is comprehensive, tailored and deemed reasonably responsive by both management and workers – is a foundational document and strong determinant of company morale and success.

Liquor law: one of CT’s most complex, regulated legal spheres

It’s hardly surprising that laws surrounding the manufacture, distribution and sale of liquor in Connecticut are among the state’s most complex and exacting, is it?

After all, alcohol is a closely regulated product. It is immediately understandable that clear and routinely enforced rules must exist to govern its production, consistency and overall quality.

Federal Reserve Chair’s focus today is on CT’s business sphere

We referenced the bottom-line complexity of business in Connecticut and nationally in a recent Berdon, Young and Margolis blog post. We noted in our firm’s November 11 entry that most discussions on commercial challenges and opportunities must ultimately acknowledge that “the business realm is just a complicated arena.”

The successive dips and upswings evidenced by Connecticut-tied commercial data amply bear that out. In fact, an informed conclusion concerning the state’s business health might reasonably gravitate toward either the positive or negative following consideration of the same information.

Your business plan should highlight realistic goals

If you are about to develop your business plan, you are at an exciting point in your dream of launching a new enterprise. You want to sell the ideas in your business plan to the people who matter.

To do this, your outlook must be practical and your plans realistic. Here are six tips to help create a business plan that attracts favorable notice:

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