Category Archives: Pre-nuptial

Enforcement of Prenuptial Agreements

In re Marriage of Clarke and Akel discusses the requirements of a valid premarital agreement. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE DISSOLUTION Before the parties were married, the husband downloaded a template of a prenuptial agreement from the internet. He prepared the … Continue reading

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Premarital Agreements in California

      In Cadwell-Faso, the court addressed whether a premarital agreement is enforceable if the adversely affected party did not have seven days to consider the agreement before signing it. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION       The parties spent months … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements: Are They Enforceable?

 Hill v. Dittmer involves an attempt by one spouse to invalidate a premarital agreement because the other spouse’s assets were not disclosed at the time the prenuptial agreement was made. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE Both parties … Continue reading

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Spousal Support Waivers can be Unenforceable if at the Time of Enforcement it is Unconscionable.

In Rosendale vs. Rosendale, a couple signed a pre-nuptial agreement before they were married which waived spousal support. The trial court in Orange County determined that the agreement was enforceable. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DIVORCE The parties were married … Continue reading

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