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Can a Prenuptial Agreement be Amended?

In Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Prior to a marriage, some couples choose to enter into a prenuptial agreement. This is an agreement that can preemptively address matters like property division, the classification of present or future property or assets as separate (instead of marital) property, spousal support and alimony, how debt will be paid, and many others. These agreements are meant to provide certainty in case the couple separates or divorces, so that the spouses do not get caught up in long and expensive litigation if the marriage ends. A prenuptial agreement is a contract that takes effect upon the couple’s marriage. Therefore, if it meets all of the technical requirements, the contract becomes legally enforceable, and if either spouse does not follow its provisions in the future, the other party can file a lawsuit …