A pre-nuptial agreement is a contractual agreement between two persons about to get legally married. These agreements can include a wide variety of elements, and each one is likely to be at least a little bit unique.
Many pre-nuptial agreements concern financial matters. It may be a statement concerning which property will be divided and how and which property will remain the separate property of a particular spouse - in the case of divorce or legal separation. It could also be an agreement on how property will be disposed of in the event one or the other spouse passes away. For example, a pre-nuptial might specify that certain property of a spouse will go to his/her adult child should he/she die rather than to the other spouse.
Thus, reference to a pre or post nuptial agreement can be a key legal grounds of establishing certain rights and claims during a during a divorce or legal separation process. At San Diego Divorce Attorney, we will ensure that your pre or post nuptial agreement is fully enforced so that you receive the protections and benefits it entitles you to.