Having a hard time deciding what to give the happy couple taking a second, third, or umpteenth trip down the aisle? How about an appointment with a lawyer?

According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, prenuptial agreements have become much more popular with the marrying set. With the growth of older -- make that, "more seasoned" -- brides and grooms approaching the altar, the mixing of finances and families is more complicated than it has been in years past.

A prenuptial agreement helps happy twosomes identify the assets each brings to the marriage and spells out who gets what, should the couple's starry-eyed love flicker out or if one partner -- gulp -- dies.

There are other considerations for couples who vow to be richer or poorer (again) together, including titling joint assets and changing beneficiary information.

And if bringing up the topic gives you the heebie-jeebies, we've got a few pointers on fighting fair about money, and handling money with your honey, no matter what spouse number they are.