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Prenuptial agreements

LC control 85005513
Topical headingPrenuptial agreements
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Variant(s)Ante-nuptial agreements
Ante-nuptial contracts
Antenuptial agreements
Antenuptial contracts
Marriage contracts
Premarital agreements
Premarital contracts
Prenuptial contracts
See alsoMarriage law
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Marriage settlements
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Found inBlack's law dict. (prenuptial agreement: an agreement made before marriage usu. to resolve issues of support and property division if the marriage ends in divorce or by the death of a spouse. Also termed antenuptial agreement; antenuptial contract; premarital agreement; premarital contract; marriage settlement. Sometimes shortened to prenup.)
Wikipedia, Oct. 13, 2009 ("A prenuptial agreement, antenuptial agreement, or premarital agreement, commonly abbreviated to prenup or prenupt, is a contract entered into prior to marriage or civil union by the people intending to marry.")