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i have been married for 18 years in Hawaii, we signed a prenup

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i have been married for 18 years in Hawaii, we signed a prenup before we were married. how long is it in effect?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Joseph replied 7 years ago.

A pre-nup is a contract and, like any other contract, it is binding for as long as it states that it is in effect. If no time limitation is given, then it is presumed to be binding for the duration of the marriage.


Having said that, pre-nup agreements are not always rock solid, there may be some legal issue or theory to get you out of the pre-nup, if that is what you desire. It would be wise to speak with a family law attorney in your area to thoroughly discuss the pre-nup and what CAN be enforced and what can NOT be enforced.


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Expert:  Joseph replied 7 years ago.

I am going off-line for the evening. Please feel free to respond, if necessary, and know that I will be back on-line tomorrow.


Thank you for your patience.