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Considerations for a Pre-Marital Agreement

By Philip E. Ruben

Are you working on wedding plans?  What about a premarital agreement, or “prenup”? With all the details involved in a wedding,  it’s easy to put the prenup planning off until the last minute.  Timing is everything and wise and prepared couples will start on this early before the pressure of the impending event takes over. By dealing with your pre-nup early in the engagement, you take away the last minute surprises that typically arise when dealing with this financial agreement.

In Illinois we have adopted the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act, which is also used in 26 other states.  These agreements are particularly common in the case of second marriages where the parties would like to protect property for their children or grandchildren from their previous marriage. But you don’t have to be wealthy to have assets you want distributed fairly and maybe not to a spouse.  Every marriage is a financial union as well as a legal and emotional union.

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Ruben Firsel & Ross Adds Arrayit Corporation To List of Client Roster

Bannockburn, IL:  November 5, 2013 - The law firm of Ruben Firsel & Ross today announced the addition of California-based Arrayit Corporation to its growing  list of corporate clients. Arrayit Corporation is a leading life sciences-focused healthcare company concentrated in the genetic, research, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic communities of life science technologies.

Phil Ruben of Ruben Firsel & Ross, LLC has been named General Counsel representing the Arrayit Corporation.

Phil Ruben of Ruben Firsel & Ross, LLC has been named General Counsel representing the Arrayit Corporation.

Philip E. Ruben, Ruben Firsel & Ross partner and 30 year veteran of the corporate legal environment, was named General Counsel.  Ruben’s duties include assisting in Arrayit’s licensing and distribution agreements, intellectual property issues, capital raises and financing, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, stock exchange listing and compliance, corporate governance, compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and day-to-day business matters.

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Things Change — So Should Your Will

Life is a journey through unmapped territory. Just when we think we know exactly how things will go, a twist in the road leads us to new destinations. Some of the shifts we welcome, some we dread – but we adjust to every curve as it comes. Click here to read more.

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