Should Kim Kardashian get a prenuptial agreement or not?

Kim Kardashian get a prenuptial agreementJune 13, 2011 Kim Kardashian, reality TV star of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, had only been dating Kris Humphries, NBA player, for 6 months when she came home one afternoon to find the question "Will you marry me?" spelled on her bedroom floor in rose petals surrounded with dozens of candles. After a "yes" to boyfriend Humphries, Kardashian received a 20.5 carat engagement ring! No wedding date is set just yet, and the couple took some time to vacation in Monaco and enjoy their engagement.

The couple's financial worth.
Kim and Kris are very excited about their engagement,  but in the midst of all the marriage talk they are also planning on having a prenuptial agreement. Kim's net worth is about $35 million, and Kris' is about $8 million. With so much money involved the couple did agree to have their lawyers create an appropriate legal arrangement for the management of their assets now and in the future.

Reasons for a prenuptial agreement.
PrenuptialAgreements.com lists these 8 reasons to get a prenuptial agreement:
1. You are much wealthier than your partner.
2. You earn much more than your partner.
3. You are remarrying. When you remarry, your legal and financial concerns are often very different than in your first marriage.
4. Your partner has a high debt load.
5. You own part of a business.
6. To prevent your spouse from overturning your estate plan.
7. You are much poorer than your partner.
8. If you plan to quit your job to raise children.

Reasons not to get a prenuptial agreement.
1. Stigma. Some people look at a prenuptial agreement as a sign of distrust and an invitation for divorce.
2. Cost. Prenups can cost between $2,000 and $20,000.
3. Pressure. If you are feeling pressured by someone to sign a prenuptial agreement it is most likely a bad idea.
4. Assets. Neither of you have any assets or expected to inherit any.
5. Career. Both of your careers are equivalent in pay, you both plan on working, and neither of you foresee a dramatic change in your pay.

 

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