prenuptial agreement

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prenuptial agreement (antenuptial agreement)

n. a written contract between two people who are about to marry, setting out the terms of possession of assets, treatment of future earnings, control of the property of each, and potential division if the marriage is later dissolved. These agreements are fairly common if either or both parties have substantial assets, children from a prior marriage, potential inheritances, high incomes, or have been "taken" by a prior spouse. (See: antenuptial agreement)

prenuptial agreement

see ANTENUPTIAL AGREEMENT.
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Mr Todd said the current status of pre-nuptial contracts was unclear and he was asking the court to give force to an agreement entered into by parties which would have been binding in the countries of origin of both the former husband and wife.
Probably not, unless the bride whips out the pre-nuptial contract and asks the latter to promise to shed a few pounds and invest in a Fake Bake tanning treatment before the wedding day.
Solid start:To make a pre-nuptial contract as watertight as possible, couples, including those entering civil partnership arrangements, should bear in mind:
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Other reports claim she signed a prudent pre-nuptial contract.
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The Bellshill-born star failed to sign a pre-nuptial contract, leaving the way open for her husband Tim Delarm to sue for a share of her wealth.
The stunning Basic Instinct star has asked legal and financial aides to draw up a pre-nuptial contract so that she can tie the knot with newspaper boss Phil Bronstein.
Fortensky, who is trying to have a pre-nuptial contract set aside in a bid to grab a slice of Liz's pounds 400million fortune before they divorce, complains that he has been forced to live in a rented home.
Moore's edict is in spite of a pre-nuptial contract with the 33-year-old actor, which she insisted on when they married in 2005.
Other reports suggested she signed a prudent pre-nuptial contract before she wed Federline, her second husband.
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