What is a prenuptial or antenuptial agreement?

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Question: What is a prenuptial or antenuptial agreement?

Answer: A prenuptial agreement, also called an antenuptial agreement, is a
contract between prospective spouses settling alimony and/or
property rights of parties upon divorce. A prenuptial agreement may
also include provisions concerning distribution of a decedent
spouse’s property.

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