Should You Get a Prenup?

Should you get a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle? These days prenups are no longer relegated to rich widows or celebs fearing the worst of their less monied spouses. More and more everyday couples are opting to get prenups, according to Emily Doskow, a family law attorney and the editor of "Prenuptial Agrements: How to Write a Fair and Lasting Contract." You'll be signing a lot of papers as you prepare to merge your lives together. Depending on who you are, a prenup may or may not be one of the most important documents you will sign. ESSENCE.com spoke with Doskow about the meaning of a prenup and how to decide it's it's right for you. We wonder what our Will You Marry Me? couples plan to do about money. Read More: Waiting for your man to drop the 'y'? Here are Nine Reasons Why Being the 'Wife' is Better than Being the 'Wifey.'Heading to the altar? Here's some tips on Writing Your Own Vows.Can't wait for him to propose? This woman took it upon herself to get the engagement going and she couldn't be happier.

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