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October 2, 2021

Prenuptial Agreement Ma

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mark Baker @ 10:48 am

From the evolution of jurisprudence in this field, its consistencies and anomalies, the practitioner who designs a marriage contract is faced with the immense task not only of analyzing past decisions, but also of anticipating future decisions. For a marriage contract to be enforceable in Massachusetts, it must be fair and reasonable at two points in the analysis: first, it must be fair and reasonable at the time it was signed before the marriage; second, it must be just and appropriate at the time of divorce, if it is to be enforced. In order to determine whether the agreement is fair and appropriate or not at the time of enforcement, a court will take a “second look” at the time of divorce to ensure that the application of the marriage contract is not unscrupulous. However, before reaching Osborne, it is useful to analyze how some of the previous cases have considered the execution of marriage contracts, and according to Osborne it is useful to chronologically check the main cases until today. As cases pile up on top of each other and implementation tests evolve, this analysis should serve not only the curious historical, but also practitioners, who need to address these issues on a regular basis. The Estate Court upheld the agreement on the grounds that Perry Rosenberg`s mere failure to disclose assets was not a questionable fraud and therefore under Wellington v. Rugg, it was not enough to invalidate the marriage contract. As part of the “second look” analysis, the Court of Justice must consider whether there is “any reason not to enforce the agreement”. Id. at 34. An agreement is applicable unless, due to circumstances that occur during the marriage, enforcement would leave the spouse in dispute “without sufficient property, maintenance or adequate employment to support himself”. In summary, a marriage contract in Massachusetts can be a useful tool for engaged couples who want to have a clear understanding of their finances and assets. If you are considering a marriage contract in Massachusetts, call mavrides Law at 617.723.9900 or email us at

The law, MGL c.209§25, has been interpreted in such a way that it has authorized, among other pre-marital contracts, those that set out the obligations of the bride and groom in the event that the death of a party terminates a marriage. . . .

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Plombieres Agreement (1858)

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mark Baker @ 12:18 am

For evidentied reasons, the details of the agreement were the subject of controversy, but as events developed over the next few years, it was obvious that the agreement paved the way for the Franco-Piedmontese military alliance concluded on January 28, 1859, and the Second Italian War of Independence that followed, which in less than a decade became an important step on the road to Italian unification. Napoleon III declared that the Austrians should be totally driven out of the Italian peninsula and Cavour agreed. [9] The discussion then continued with a view to an agreement on a political structure for the Italian peninsula after Austria`s withdrawal. The Plombières Agreement (Italian: Accordi di Plombières, English: Plombières Interview) of 21 July 1858 was a secret oral agreement concluded at Plombières-les-Bains between the Prime Minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, Count Cavour,[1] and the French Emperor Napoleon III. Some older English-language sources refer to it as the Treaty of Plombières, but most avoid calling it a “contract.” It appears from Cavour`s report on the meeting that Napoleon III had prepared for it with great care and had taken control of the secret agreement of Plombières that resulted. Piedmont-Sardinia may be a regional power when it comes to the Po Plain, but France was a great European power. Still, Cavour was totally optimistic about the deal. T92 [12] The tensions between the different objectives and the expectations of the parties are nevertheless obvious. Cavour believed that by controlling “Italia Alta”, the kingdom of northern Italy, Piedmont-Sardinia would have practical political and economic control over the entire Italian peninsula. [9] On the other hand, Napoleon was convinced that France could control the southern two-thirds of Italy and thus exercise de facto control of Piedmont-Sardinia. You couldn`t be right. The Plombières Agreement was an agreement on a future war in which France and Piedmont conspired against Austria to drive away and exclude Austrian authority and influence from the Italian peninsula.

In its place, Italy, which Metternich, former Austrian Chancellor, would have considered on various occasions as a “[simple] geographical expression [2], would be divided into two spheres of influence, each to be dominated by Piedmont and France. When it turned out that the war was started as agreed at Plombières, its geopolitical consequences were not exactly those expected. Bixio was also able to make French proposals to his friend, the Piedmontese Prime Minister, in favor of an alliance between the two states against Austria. The agreement is expected to be strengthened by the marriage of Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, daughter of Piedmontese King Viktor Emanuel II, to Prince Napoleon Bonaparte. [4] He was also aware of the danger to French security posed by an ambitious and opportunistic Prussia if France engaged excessively militarily in Italy.

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