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Barry Bond’s Pre-Nupt failed. Here is why.

  Many attorneys refuse to do pre-nupts these days. Their assumption is that they never hold up in an actual divorce. Wrong. First, what are pre-nupts? And, why does anyone need them?  California law assumes that after a couple gets married, all moneys earned by either husband or wife is community property, meaning if there is a divorce all money earned will be shared equally or divided equally.  When baseball star Barry Bonds married, he was earning $8 Million a year, she was earning zero.  Apparently, Barry Bond’s lawyer drafted a pre-nuptial contract where Barry’s fiancee was to give up
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