• Will a prenuptial agreement control the terms of settlement? Category: Marriage Planning FAQs

    Prenuptial agreements are usually enforced by Oregon courts, but are subject to a high level of scrutiny. For example, a Court may invalidate a prenuptial agreement if it was signed under duress or coercion, if one of the parties was not given a reasonable time to examine the agreement and seek the advice of an attorney prior to signing, or if one of the parties did not fully disclose all of his or her assets.

  • What is the difference between a prenuptial and postnuptial agreement? Category: Marriage Planning FAQs

    A prenuptial agreement is written before a marriage. A postnuptial agreement is written during the marriage.

  • What are the benefits of a prenuptial agreement? Category: Marriage Planning FAQs

    Crafting a prenuptial agreement requires an open and frank dialogue between future spouses. Conversing not only about finances, but also about their goals and fears for the marriage. These discussions can make a marriage stronger than it would have been otherwise. A prenuptial agreement can be a protection against potential future marital problems.