A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed by two parties prior to marriage. The content within the agreement can vary, but most commonly includes provisions for the division of property should the two signing parties separate or divorce and any rights to spousal support during or after the dissolution of marriage. North Carolina prenuptial agreements require specifics such as the following to be valid:
A postnuptial agreement is another contract, similar to a prenuptial, that is voluntarily signed by two parties, except it is signed during a marriage. Two important things to consider with this form of contract are full and fair disclosure and separate and independent counsel. Many things can be included in a postnuptial agreement, such as:
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