Challenging a Pre Nuptial Agreement

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By Robin Roshkind, Esquire, West Palm Beach, Florida

You have been married for years and you thought everything was fine.  But suddenly, you find your spouse exiting the marriage and the prenuptial agreement that you thought was fully valid and enforceable is now being challenged.  What’s up with that? 

Prenuptial agreements are contracts.  Depending upon the circumstances under which they are drafted and executed, can make them null and void, if ever challenged.  Doesn’t sound right, but here is what makes a prenuptial challengable:

Signing it too close to the wedding day.   If the prenup was signed just a few days prior to the wedding, for example, the legal reason to challenge it is duress.  The invitations are sent, the hall is taken, the band and photog are retained and the dress is ready.  Now for the prenup…sign it or else…No.  

Another reason prenuptial agreements can be challenged is…

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