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June 19, 2010
What is it?
A prenuptial agreement (also known as a premarital agreement, antemarital agreement, or prenup) is a binding
contract executed by prospective spouses to define the rights, duties, and obligations of the parties during
marriage and in the event of legal separation, annulment, divorce, or death.
What issues are addressed in a prenuptial agreement?
A prenuptial agreement should include you and your spouse's decisions in four basic areas:
• Assets and liabilities--What assets are you each bringing into the marriage? How much are they
worth? Who owns them? Which ones will become marital property and which ones will continue to be
owned by you or your future spouse indivi