Does prenup mean no alimony?
In most jurisdictions, having a prenup in place can help the breadwinner spouse avoid having to pay alimony to the other in the event of a divorce. In order to ensure this occurs, it's important that your prenup clearly states that there will be no award of spousal support to your ex in the event you divorce.
Does adultery void a prenup?
Spousal abuse or cheating does not void or invalidate a prenuptial or partition agreement unless the agreement specifically states that. A custom marital agreement can include an infidelity clause, but the ramifications should be carefully considered.
Does a prenup protect you from your spouse's debt?
In order to avoid a court deciding what happens to your property attained during your marriage, you can use a prenuptial agreement. Without a prenup, creditors can go after the marital property even though only one spouse is the debtor. To avoid this, limit your debt liability in a prenuptial agreement.
Can you put a cheating clause in a prenup?
An infidelity clause in a prenuptial agreement states that if one party is proved to have been involved in an extramarital affair, the aggrieved spouse will receive a financial award from the cheating spouse. The major pitfall of a infidelity clause is that it can raise doubt or mistrust where none is warranted.
Do you have to disclose assets in a prenup?
In a prenuptial agreement, full disclosure is required in relation to the assets that are owned by both parties. The agreement may include a schedule of you and your spouse's assets to show that the contract was put in place with full disclosure by both parties.
What is a fair prenup?
A good prenuptial agreement should be fair. It should be entered into between two consenting adults who know what they are doing. The agreement should be fair when it is signed and entered into, and also fair when it is be enforced, whether in the event of a divorce or death.