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 was also reported that the wealthy star had asked his bride to sign a prenuptual agreement to protect his pounds 8 million fortune.
Book church, see vicar, arrange reception, hire cars, send out invitations, choose honeymoon and, oh yes, see the solicitor to work out a prenuptual agreement.
Welsh film star Catherine Zeta-Jones is reported to have signed just such a prenuptual agreement when she married multimillionaire Michael Douglas.