Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement, antenuptial agreement, or premarital agreement, commonly abbreviated to prenup or prenupt, 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. 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.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About a Prenup

    … A prenup is a stipulation of actions that you will take in events such as divorce or infidelity. This tends to be a document that by people who want to make sure they keep assets such as real estate or property of value use. It may state that in the occurrence of a divorce, whoever enters the marriage with the property will leave…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 17 readers -
  • Estate Planning Steps to Take Before, During, and After a Divorce

    …, after divorce, if you remarry, you will want to revisit your estate plan before you do so. You may wish to prepare a prenuptial agreement so that your new spouse can’t inherit any or all of your estate, if you want any or all of it to go to your children. One of the most common estate planning mistakes that parents make is accidentally…

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  • Pre-Marriage Agreement: 6 Things to Consider

    … switches to a lower paying job, does that mean they should receive less in separation proceedings? These are questions to ask and define when drafting a pre-marriage agreement. 5. Spousal Support and Alimony Probably one of the most well-known purposes of a prenuptial agreement is the definition of spousal support in case of divorce. A pre-marriage…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 12 readers -
  • Virginia Prenuptial Agreements

    … A prenuptial agreement[1] is a written contract created by two people before they are married. The agreement typically lists all of the property each person owns as well as a listing of each person’s debts. Virginia law requires a prenuptial agreement to be voluntary, in writing and signed by both parties. It also establishes certain requirements…

    The Law Office of Raymond B. Benzinger- 27 readers -