As will be explained in out premarital agreements articles, a premarital agreement or prenup as it is commonly called, is a contract entered into prior to marriage, civil union or any other agreement prior to the main agreement by the people intending to marry or contract with each other.
What’s in a our premarital agreements articles?
The content of a prenuptial agreement can vary widely, but commonly includes provisions for division of property and spousal support in the event of divorce or breakup of marriage. They may also include terms for the forfeiture of assets as a result of divorce on the grounds of adultery; further conditions of guardianship may be included as well. It should not be confused with the historic marriage settlement which was concerned not primarily with the effects of divorce but with the establishment and maintaining of dynastic families.
10 Great Reasons to Get A Prenup
I love my wife. But I also have a prenup. Not because I don’t trust her, but because I understand that almost half of all marriages end in divorce. And should we divorce, I want to make sure that we write the laws …Read More
What prenups should cover?
If you have smartly decided to get a prenuptial agreement, also called a prenup, before you marry, there are many areas prenups should cover. You can cover as few or as many of the items as you want….Read More
What is the reason for a prenup?
There are several reasons to get a premarital agreement in California. In this article, we highlight three good reasons. Among the reasons are keeping the property you bring into the marriage separate….Read More
How can I attack a prenup?
To attack a prenup, you have 2 main ways to try to avoid to avoid being held to a prenuptial agreement. The burden is on the party trying to get out of the prenup to prove that the agreement was not made (1)”voluntarily” or it was (2)”unconscionable.”…Read More
Do you need a lawyer for a prenup?
You can do virtually anything yourself-like paint your house, fix your car or even perform your own surgery. Similarly, it’s always possible to put together your own prenup. I mean, it’s not rocket science. But if you want to create a premarital agreement…Read More.