prenuptial agreement

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prenuptial agreement

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A legal agreement made between persons intending to marry, establishing certain conditions of the marriage and its dissolution, especially as pertaining to the individual ownership of certain property that would otherwise be considered jointly owned marital property under state law. Also called antenuptial agreement.

prenuptial agreement

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(Law) a contract made between two people before they marry, agreeing on the distribution of their assets in the event of divorce
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It may not sound romantic, but a pre-nuptial agreement could help to save a lot of headaches about your home.
Despite this, in divorce proceedings, the wife sought an order that she should not be bound to the pre-nuptial agreement and claimed that she should receive the full range of 'financial remedies' available on divorce.
The couple had signed a pre-nuptial agreement before they married, but Price is determined that he will get nothing of her 45 million pound fortune following his affair with Jane Pountney, the Mirror reported.
However, she spent months collecting the paperwork needed for new passports and headed to the US to try to have their pre-nuptial agreement enforced.
Pre-nuptial agreements - Okay, we appreciate this is not the most romantic thing to discuss with your partner when proposing, but in some cases a pre-nuptial agreement may be a sensible thing to consider.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has refused to admit whether or not she signed a pre-nuptial agreement before her recent wedding.
While many engaged couples may object to the idea of signing a pre-nuptial agreement, if they were to become legally binding they would play a key role in overcoming the inheritance tax planning blockages we see affecting many families.
Divorce proceedings initiated at this moment by Coleen would not just be a case of good timing but also financially rewarding especially considering that the couple did not draft a pre-nuptial agreement before their marriage in 2008.
Robbie Williams has apparently instructed lawyers to prepare him a pre-nuptial agreement ahead of his wedding.
The singer has also revealed to friends that he and Katie, 30, signed a pre-nuptial agreement before they wed three years ago.
He has quite a bit of wealth and has asked me to sign a pre-nuptial agreement.
If Paul McCartney had done the same as the actor Michael Douglas and had a pre-nuptial agreement he would not have had to pay out pounds 23.