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LA Prenup Lawyer.com is managed and owned by the Brian J. Kramer Professional Corporation and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Attorney Brian Kramer is a licensed California lawyer and a Certified Family Law Specialist.  Brian’s family law practice includes a subspecialty representing clients throughout California with the preparation of premarital agreements and postnuptial agreements. In addition to representing clients who are entering into premarital agreements, Brian also represents clients in contested proceedings in which matrimonial agreements, including premarital and postnuptial agreements, are at issue both at the trial level and on appeal.   Brian has been selected as a California Super Lawyer in family law, and his creative approaches to resolving complex family law matters has won him recognition from Oprah Winfrey, whose O Magazine has run an 8 page article about his family law practice. The article entitled “An Unlikely Inheritance” can be accessed by clicking here. If you are considering entering into a premarital agreement, chances are there are very good reasons to do so.   For most people entering into premarital agreements, doing so will be among the most significant and important contracts they ever enter into.   Brian Kramer and his associates are exceptionally skilled family law attorneys who have the knowledge and know how to give you the peace of mind you deserve. > TAKE OUR QUESTIONNAIRE  > RETAINING US
Over the last decade, beginning with two seminal cases being decided by the California Supreme Court in 2000, there have been significant developments in the law pertaining to premarital agreements.  One common theme found in the flurry of recent reported appellate cases involving premarital agreements is the need for both parties entering into such agreements to utilize the services of experienced family law counsel.  In fact, the California state legislature in response to the California Supreme Court's holding in Pendleton and Fireman  from 2000, amended the California Uniform Premarital Agreement Act to specifically and expressly require that both parties have "independent legal counsel" if a waiver or limitation of spousal support is incorporated in a premarital agreement. By way of example, and there are many, in the recent holding of In re Marriage of Facter (2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 967, the court held that a premarital agreement that contained a waiver of spousal support prepared by a lawyer who had graduated from Harvard Law School was in part unenforceable.  In Facter the court found that although the attorney who drafted the premarital agreements was a seasoned commercial transactional lawyer who practiced corporate law, he failed to follow some of the basic conventions which experienced family law attorneys follow in negotiating a premarital agreement.   The fallout for the party in Facter who sought to enforce his premarital agreement after a failed 14 year marriage was devastating.  
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