antenuptial settlement


antenuptial settlement
A contract or agreement between a man and woman in anticipation of their marriage by which they make an arrangement as to property then owned by one or both, sometimes varying substantially property rights which otherwise would arise upon the marriage by operation of law, even superseding the effect of statutes on property rights. 26 Am J1st H & W § 275.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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