Prenuptial agreements in Minnesota allow engaged couples to prepare for the worst, whether marriage ends by death, or divorce. Here are some key things to understand:
- Purpose: Determine rights and obligations of parties should a marriage end because of death or divorce.
- Contact: The law of contracts applies to prenuptial agreements
- Enforcement: Valid prenuptial agreement must have been executed in a procedurally fair manner, and must be substantively fair in its terms.
- Statutory Requirements: In addition to fairness requirements, prenuptial agreements must be accompanied by full disclosure of the income, assets and liabilities of both parties, knowledge of the right to speak to a lawyer. The agreement must be witnessed and notarized.
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