Ante-nuptial

ANTE-NUPTIAL. What takes place before marriage; as, an ante-nuptial agreement, which is an agreement made between a man and a woman in contemplation of marriage. Vide Settlement.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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All other civil marriages in Namibia are automatically "in community of property", unless the couple signed an ante-nuptial contract before the marriage took place.
the bank-codes and wills, the ante-nuptial contracts,