Overall, 62% of AAML members have seen an increase in the total number of clients seeking a prenuptial agreement throughout the past three years, while 37% stated no change, and just 1% saw a decrease. More than half of the attorneys have experienced an increase in requests for prenups from millennials, while only 2% saw a decrease from members of that generation. In addition to the top three items selected as the categories most often covered by prenuptial agreements, the next three most common areas selected were "protection of the increase of value in separate property" at 64% followed by "inheritance rights" at 42% with 24% choosing "community property division."
Founded in 1962, the mission of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) is to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.
Comprised of the top 1,600 matrimonial attorneys throughout the nation, members are recognized experts in the specialized areas of matrimonial law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, legal separation, annulment, custody, property valuation and division, support, and the rights of unmarried couples.
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SOURCE American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers