prenuptial agreement


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prenuptial agreement

n.
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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The updated version of the prenuptial agreement, which can be downloaded at www.
EDDIE Murphy split from Tracey Edmonds because she refused to sign a prenuptial agreement, according to US reports.
A PRENUPTIAL agreement is an agreement between parties made prior to
In the case of a prenuptial agreement, the consideration is the marriage.
In Koegel, the decedents wife Irene petitioned the Surrogates Court to invalidate the waiver of spousal election she had made in the prenuptial agreement she and her husband had entered into.
Wales' brides-to-be are increasingly ready to sign a prenuptial agreement ahead of their vows, according to a family solicitor.
Couples entering a second marriage often draw up a prenuptial agreement between them prior to their marriage in which they define the division of their property in the event of a separation or death of one spouse.
Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, is summarized in a legislative analysis by the House Fiscal Agency: Generally speaking, the bill would render a prenuptial agreement unenforceable if certain factors can be proven, such as duress or unconscionable terms.
Therefore, where a business owner is getting married, he or she should give serious consideration, and take legal advice, upon getting a prenuptial agreement.
The 31-year-old model-who is 60 years Hefner's junior-will not receive anything after having signed an ironclad prenuptial agreement in 2012.
To be effective, a prenuptial agreement must be enforceable under the laws of the relevant state.
Tanya Callau, the widow of Alan Thicke, lashed out at his sons Robin and Brennan after they filed a petition against her Tuesday in the Los Angeles County Superior Court asking to uphold the prenuptial agreement signed between her and the "Growing Pains" star before their wedding in 2005.