This is a written signed agreement entered into between two parties who are contemplating marriage. The agreement sets forth the rights and obligations of each party in the event of death or divorce, and during the marriage. The agreement becomes effective on the marriage of the parties.
The agreement can be amended, revoked or abandoned by written agreement of the parties.
The drafting of the agreement coupled with the financial disclosure are very important in the event the validity of the agreement is later challenged.
Attorney Courtney Koch discusses the benefits of prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements and why you should consider getting one:
Attorney Courtney Koch discusses how waiting until the last minute to get started can be detrimental to the validity of your prenuptial agreement:
Attorney Courtney Koch discusses how prenuptial agreements and estate planning documents work together: