Oklahoma Prenuptial Agreements: What Can And Cannot Be Included

Many people are familiar with prenuptial marital agreements. They are basically a contract two people enter into prior to getting married and include provisions or obligations of the parties in the event of a divorce or death.

However, there are certain provisions that are acceptable and certain provisions that are not.

Legal Prenuptial Provisions In Oklahoma

Many prenuptial agreements include language about premarital assets and their distribution in the event of a divorce. Some common examples include:

  • Vacation homes or property
  • Luxury vehicles
  • Businesses

Prenuptial agreements also contain other provisions such as:

  • Alimony arrangements
  • Divorce resolution methods
  • Future inheritances
  • Allocation of marital debts

Unenforceable Prenuptial Provisions In Oklahoma

However, there are provisions that cannot be included in an Oklahoma prenuptial agreement and will likely be deemed unenforceable by a court. Some examples include:

  • Child support arrangements
  • Child custody or visitation stipulations
  • Alimony waivers
  • Financial incentives that encourage divorce
  • Otherwise illegal contract provisions

Our Legal Team Can Make Sure Your Prenuptial Agreement Will Be Valid And Enforceable

Since every situation is unique, hiring a family law attorney with experience and knowledge of prenuptial agreements is the best way to ensure your agreement will be upheld in the event of a divorce or death of either party.

At Stinnett Law, our team of attorneys has drafted marital agreements for parties in Creek County who are looking for a simple provision and for those who need complex asset protection.

We know the law. We can help you draft an individualized plan that will accomplish your specific goals.

Call 918-347-5041 today to learn more.