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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This time Merkel wants the equivalent of a pre-nuptial contract, setting in stone exactly what the German government will do for the next four years.
London, August 17 ( ANI ): Jennifer Aniston, who has faced the brunt of a failed marriage with Brad Pitt, is insisting on an ironclad pre-nuptial contract before she weds Justin Theroux.
She married him in England the same year after signing a pre-nuptial contract in Germany which would have left him without a penny if they split.
They are not to be confused with "no-obligation" marriages, called misyar, which are legally recognized in the Kingdom, where no marital rights have been guaranteed except those agreed upon in a pre-nuptial contract.
US-born Madonna is worth pounds 300million but did not sign a pre-nuptial contract stating how much British film-maker Guy could walk away with if they broke up.
The longer a marriage lasts, the less influence a pre-nuptial contract will have on a judge's decision.
TO make a pre-nuptial contract as watertight as possible, couples ( including those entering civil partnership arrangements ( should bear in mind the following points:
MOVIE millionaire Michael Douglas and fiance Catherine Zeta Jones have agreed a pre-nuptial contract.
The rich and famous have the perfect answer to all that unseemly squabbling - a pre-nuptial contract signed in triplicate.
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Kris Humphries reportedly wants the pre-nuptial contract between him and his estranged wife Kim Kardashian voided, on the grounds that the couple were never married.