When a wealthy couple decides to divorce it can capture the attention of the entire nation. People in Connecticut may have been closely following the high-asset divorce of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. According to reports, his divorce has been finalized, but neither party is walking away from the proceedings impoverished.
It goes without saying that the decision to divorce is a big one. Beyond separating your life from the person you have been married to, this change can impact every facet of your life. Everything from where you live, to how your children spend their time to the financial aspects, divorce is decision that can change just about any way you live your life. However, that's not to mean that these can't be positive changes.
Many people these days wait until their career is firmly established before getting married. Other people are entering their second or subsequent marriage later in life. And, some people who are looking to walk down the aisle already have a significant amount of wealth in their name. In any of these scenarios, it may be prudent for these couples to execute a prenuptial agreement -- known as a premarital agreement in Connecticut -- to protect their interests in the event of a high-asset divorce.
People in Connecticut may have heard by now that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife are seeking a divorce. This high-asset divorce is notable as Bezos is considered the wealthiest man in the world, with a fortune of approximately $136 billion.
Some married couples in Stamford choose to establish a business together as co-owners. While their entrepreneurial spirit might make their business a success, some may find that their marriage isn't as strong. When a couple co-owns a business, and decides to divorce, they will have to decide what to do with their business moving forward.