About the Author

Laurie Israel is a founder of Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC, a law firm located in Brookline, Massachusetts.  She combines a family law practice with estate planning, tax, mediation and collaborative law.  Laurie is a former board member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council.  Her writings include articles on divorce, mediation, marital mediation,  prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements.  You can find her articles on www.ivkdlaw.com, Huffington Post, and Mediate.com. She is the author of the forthcoming book The Generous Prenup:  How to Support Your Marriage and Avoid the Pitfalls