Friday, October 13, 2017

American Bar Association Presents Webinar on Premarital Agreements

A licensed attorney with more than three decades of experience, Gordon Burrows represents clients in cases involving matrimonial and family law. Gordon Burrows maintains membership in the American Bar Association (ABA), which provides legal professionals with a variety of educational opportunities. Upcoming family law webinars include “Premarital Agreements in the 21st Century and the Law of Validity” in December. 

A rising number of couples are entering into premarital agreements, which enable couples to define the economic terms of their marital relationships and expectations. However, they can only hold up in court if properly written. “Premarital Agreements in the 21st Century” offers a comprehensive overview of important family law issues in regard to these agreements, such as agreement construction, choice-of-law clauses, and questions of validity. 

Participants who complete the program will obtain a thorough understanding of how to advise clients considering premarital agreements and how to conduct negotiations from the side of either party. Furthermore, the webinar will cover the law of validity and the necessary steps to obtain a valid agreement, including spousal support waivers and term options. 

The webinar will offer 1.50 general continuing legal education credits and feature sponsors from several ABA sections, such as the Law Practice Division, the Section of Family Law, and the Center for Professional Development. ABA members and sponsors may register at a discounted price. The webinar will take place will take place on December 5, 2017.