Uniform Premarital Agreement Act Georgia
If you get an inheritance, you might want to protect it from being divided during a divorce. A common way of attempting to challenge a validly executed marriage contract is to assert that it was obtained under duress or that a spouse did not have the opportunity to have it verified by a lawyer before being executed. This argument is sometimes used when the contract is concluded in time before the wedding ceremony. In order to avoid this potential challenge for a marriage contract, the document should be made available to your fiancé so that he has enough opportunities to verify the agreement before the wedding ceremony. Marriage contracts, often referred to as “prenups” or pre-marital agreements, have many advantages, regardless of your current financial situation. Some of the advantages of a prenup are not limited to the following: the main purpose of a marriage contract is of course to define in detail how the matrimonial property is treated when the marriage is dissolved (and hopefully protected if the agreement is drafted narrowly). A carefully crafted marriage contract contains full disclosure of each party`s profits, assets and liabilities at the time of performance of the agreement. . . .