Prenuptial Agreements

Do I Need a Premarital Agreement?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on April 1, 2014

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The general public seems to think that only the Hollywood stars or mega-wealthy benefit from a Premarital Agreement.  This is not true. Think of a Premarital Agreement as a roadmap or insurance policy in the event that your marriage unfortunately ends in divorce.   Generally speaking, anyone who owns a business, home, or other assets […]

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Let’s dive a little deeper into the law that governs California prenuptial and premarital agreements. As we discussed last time, the important California Family Code Sections are sections 1600 through 1617. Section 1613 says that premarital agreements go into affect once a couple gets married. 1614 sets the conditions for when such agreements can be […]

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In today’s post and a subsequent one, we’re going to talk about premarital and prenuptial agreements in California. The Uniformed Premarital Agreement Act (UPAA) creates the scaffolding for prenuptial agreements. If you want to “dig deep” into the law, check out California Family Code Statutes 1600–1617.   Let’s examine these laws in greater detail.   […]

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