Prenuptial Agreement Law. Top Reasons a Prenuptial Agreement may mot be Valid

Prenuptial Agreement, prenuptial forms Legal Document Preparation Service prenuptial agreements, pre-nuptial contract by legal forms service
  legal information   LEGAL INFORMATION
  legal dictionary   LEGAL DICTIONARY
  Lawyer Directory   LAWYER DIRECTORY

Do it yourself prenuptial agreement online. Consider a valid prenuptial contract. To be valid, a prenuptial agreement must be in writing and signed by both spouses.

  LEGAL FORM SERVICE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS LEGAL ARTICLES & NEWS FIND LAWYER CONTACT US ACCESS MY ACCOUNT lock

LEGAL DOCUMENT SERVICE

Prenuptial Agreement   Prenuptial Agreement
Power of Attorney   Power of Attorney
Health Care Directive   Health Care Directive
Revocable Living Will   Living Will
Revocable Living Trust   Living Trust
Bill of Sale Forms   Bill of Sale
Promissory Note Forms   Promissory Note
Divorce Online Divorce Forms   Divorce Online
Immigration Forms   Immigration Forms
Free credit report   Credit Report

menu item
   

LEGAL RESOURCES

LEGAL RESOURCES
menu item   Legal Dictionary
Find a lawyer   Find a Lawyer or Law Firm
Find a lawyer   Law Books
Legal news and crime stories   Legal News & Crime Stories 
government forms   Government Forms & Docs
Legal discussion board   Discussion Board
Legal RSS / ATOM Feeds   Legal RSS / ATOM Feeds
My Shopping Cart   Log in to your account
 
Prenuptial Agreement  

Top Reasons
a Prenuptial Agreement may not be Valid

 
 
  • Agreement not in Writing. Prenuptial Agreements must be in writing to be enforceable.
  • Not Properly Signed. Both parties must sign Prenuptial Agreements before the wedding.
  • Your Arm was Twisted. An agreement may not be valid if one of the spouses was pressured by the other or (by his or her lawyer or family) to sign the agreement.
  • You didn't Read It. If your spouse-to-be shoves a bunch of papers, including a Prenuptial Agreement, in front of you and asks you to sign them, explaining them away with such excuses as "it's all just a bunch of legal mumbo jumbo," and you take him or her at face value and sign without reading, the agreement should not be enforceable.
  • Provisions are not Legal. Although a Prenuptial Agreement can cover just about any financial aspect of the parties' relationship, it cannot in any way modify the child support obligations that either spouse would have if the marriage should end in divorce. Any other provisions of the agreement that violate the law would also be invalid. It is possible, however, that the court would en-force the remainder of the agreement, rejecting only the illegal clauses.
  • False or Incomplete Information. A Prenuptial Agreement is valid only if signed after both parties have honestly and completely disclosed their income, assets, and liabilities. If someone was lying, the agreement is invalid.
  • Unconscionability. It's true that you can agree to give up your right to inherit from your spouse, which you would otherwise be entitled to do upon your spouse's death, even if he or she left you out of a will. You can sign away your right to spousal support if you should end up in divorce court, even if your spouse makes ten times as much money as you do. However, if the agreement is so grossly unfair that one party gets everything and the other gets nothing, the court probably will not enforce it. "Unconscionable" contracts that only a fool would sign are generally found invalid, and Prenuptial Agreements are no exception.
 
  Prenuptial Agreement  
 
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

   

 

 
 
Learning Center Learning Center Read about:
Prenuptial Agreements Advantages.
The Benefits of Marriage.
The Prenuptial Agreement - Tax Consequences.
Breaking up - prenuptial agreement as a precaution.
 
  Top page  
 

NEWS

 
Spouse Seekers  

Spouse-Seekers

Love is the best medicine in the world. It gives everyone a reason to live, a reason to work, a reason to keep going ...
Prenuptial Agreements  Advantages  

Prenuptial Agreements Advantages

The brief discussion of the advantages of prenuptial agreements ...
Marriage is good for men  

Marriage is good for men

Men who become widowed or divorced may lose more than a spouse. They are also likely ...

Roberts: Some unsolicited advice for Branville McCartney

thebahamasweekly.com
With powerful parliamentary personalities in the FNM already dismissing the sordid and salacious conjugal political marriage of the FNM to the DNA, one wonders if they can even get through a decent courtship or arrive at a prenuptial agreement that ...
Roberts: Some unsolicited advice for Branville McCartney

Gwen Stefani's Son Apollo Is Just Like His Mom: See Him Sing!

Movie News Guide
Either of the parents is not going to receive any spousal or child support payments as they have not signed any prenuptial agreement. Stefani is dating “The Voice” coach Blake Shelton since her split from Rossdale. Shelton also got divorced from his ex ...
Gwen Stefani's Son Apollo Is Just Like His Mom: See Him Sing!

Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's widow claims she was pressured to sign waiver before marriage

MyNewsLA.com
Una Davis' Los Angeles Superior Court petition includes a sworn declaration in which she alleges Kerkorian never said he wanted a prenuptial agreement and that the idea was instead pushed by those in his inner circle. “Kirk and I never discussed any ...
Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's widow claims she was pressured to sign waiver before marriage

Kaley Cuoco: Divorce Settlement Finalized, Finds Happiness In New Relationship

The Inquisitr
However, to Kaley's relief, the couple had entered into a prenuptial agreement. The Big Bang Theory star had agreed to provide spousal support to Ryan by assisting him financially in the event of a divorce, and according to the agreement, Kaley Cuoco ...
Kaley Cuoco: Divorce Settlement Finalized, Finds Happiness In New Relationship

Blac Chyna Prenuptial Agreement Update: Khloe Kardashian Begs Rob To 'Reconsider Having A Prenup' [Video]

The Inquisitr
According to insiders, Khloé Kardashian is convinced a prenup is “the safest idea” and her only concern is her sibling might be “left with nothing.” Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have only been together for a few short months, getting engaged and ...
Blac Chyna Prenuptial Agreement Update: Khloe Kardashian Begs Rob To 'Reconsider Having A Prenup' [Video]
LEGAL INFORMATION LEGAL FORMS SITEMAP LEGAL FEEDS LEGAL BLOGS LEGAL DISCLAIMER CONTACT US