Prenuptial Agreement Samples

Prenuptial Agreement Sample

Individuals feel more comfortable when they can get a sense of what is included in a prenup. Being able to view and fill out a […]

Individuals feel more comfortable when they can get a sense of what is included in a prenup. Being able to view and fill out a sample prenuptial agreement for free can help understand what is needed when it’s time to put the pen to paper. Some people prefer to use a prenuptial agreement template so they can highlight areas that are pertinent to them and then go back and fill that section in once they have their financial statements in order.

Realistically, there is no perfect sample prenuptial agreement that will fulfill the needs of every couple looking to pursue one. The details within each prenup will vary. Some of the important elements of a prenuptial agreement include full disclosure of assets, how the property and assets will be divided, how debts will be remedied, how property purchased will be divided, when the agreement will start and whether there is a sunset clause, and responsibilities of each spouse during the marriage.

Much of the time, the prenups are state-dependent, meaning the laws of each state differ. However, you can get a pretty good idea by visiting the sample prenuptial agreement we’ve listed out for each state within the United States.

Below is prenuptial agreement sample that can be utilized to begin your own prenuptial agreement.

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This AGREEMENT is made on the 25th day of January, 2013, by and between Sue Wilson (hereinafter referred to as “Wife”), who lives at 123 Plymouth Lane (Wife’s Address) and Ed Jones (hereinafter referred to as “Husband”), who resides at 456 Igloo Court (Husband’s Address.)

WHEREAS, we were married on the 25th day of March, 2013, in Omaha, State of Nebraska, and now we both have agreed to dissolve the marriage and live apart from one another no longer as a married couple. We agree to avoid harassment, aggravation or annoyance with each other.

WHEREAS, at the sign this agreement was signed, we have exercised full disclosure of our financial and property matters pertaining to this mutual agreement. We mutually agree to use this agreement to finalize all matters regarding our assets as a final disposition after the dissolution of our marriage has been completed.

THEREFORE, in accordance with the aforementioned agreement, we agree to abide by the following terms and conditions:

DEBTS (Secured and Unsecured, Credit Cards, Student Loans, etc…)

Husband and Wife jointly hold the following outstanding debts that shall be divided as follows:

Husband will take responsibility and consent to pay the following debts:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)

_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

Wife will take responsibility and consent to pay the following debts:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

TAX LIABILITY

Husband consents to the following tax liability:______________________

Wife consents to the following tax liability:_______________________

ASSETS (Checking and Savings Accounts from Banks or Credit Unions, CD’s, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, IRAs, Pensions, 401k Plans, and Similar)

Husband and Wife share the following accounts and will be divided according to the following:

Husband consents to be responsible for the following accounts:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

Wife consents to be responsible for the following accounts:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Account Number)
_______________________________________________(Account Balance)

OTHER PROPERTY (AUTOMOBILES, BOATS, TRAILERS)

Husband and Wife own the following automobiles and will be divided according to the following:

To Husband: ____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

To Wife:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

PERSONAL PROPERTY (Household items, paintings, art, jewelry, furniture, gifts, appliances, and similar)

Husband and Wife own the following personal property and will be divided according to the following:

To Husband:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

To Wife:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

REAL ESTATE (Jointly owned real estate owned by Husband and Wife)

Husband will consent to retaining the rights of title and ownership and take responsibility for all the expenses for:

1 – Real estate property located at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

2 – Real estate property located at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

Wife will consent to retaining the rights of title and ownership and take responsibility for all the expenses for:

1 – Real estate property located at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

2 – Real estate property located at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

Husband or Wife has the sole permission to relinquish his or her property in any way and waive the right to share in the property, except as otherwise provided in this Prenuptial Agreement.

Husband shall reside at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

Wife shall reside at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

FAMILY RESIDENCE EXPENSES

Husband has sole responsibility regarding these expenses for the family residence located at: ____________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________

[Select one or multiple:]
____Mortgage Payment
____Expenses of Residence
____All Maintenance of Residence

Wife has sole responsibility regarding these expenses for the family residence located at:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

[Select one or multiple:]
____Mortgage Payment
____Expenses of Residence
____All Maintenance of Residence

LIFE INSURANCE

Husband agrees that Wife (check one:) _________shall, or _________will relinquish the right to be the beneficiary of the life insurance policies listed below:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Number)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Amount)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Institution Name and Address)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Number)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Amount)

Wife agrees that Husband [check one:] _________shall, or _________ will relinquish the right to be the beneficiary of the life insurance policies listed below:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Name and Address of Institution)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Number)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Amount)

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
(Name and Address of Institution)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Number)
_______________________________________________(Insurance Policy Amount)

LEGAL NAME

Upon final dissolution of marriage, Husband and Wife agree that Wife shall have the right to: [check one:] ___retain her married name

or

___return to her maiden or former name: _________________________________(Wife’s maiden name).

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

1- Husband shall pay the following amount to Wife for spousal support: _____________________________ dollars ($______), _________________________ [Weekly/Monthly], beginning on the ____________ day of __________________, 20 ____. Husband will continue this amount of the period of time of ________________________, according to the mutually agreed upon details listed below:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

2- Wife shall pay the following amount to Husband for spousal support: _____________________________ dollars ($______), _________________________ [Weekly/Monthly], beginning on the ____________ day of __________________, 20 ____. Wife will continue this amount of the period of time of ________________________, according to the mutually agreed upon details listed below:

____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

The details of this premarital agreement take precedence over all prior discussions between Husband and Wife. Any changes to this amendment will not be valid unless is in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of the details of this agreement will not be effective unless is in writing and signed by both parties.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We, husband and wife, acknowledge that this agreement has been entered in good faith, under no duress of any kind, and a full disclosure of assets in regards to income, assets and property have been provided with complete honesty.

We understand our rights and consider this agreement biding once signed. The terms are fair and reasonable. Each party has the right to seek independent counsel for clarification of terms of the agreement and prior to signing the prenuptial agreement as stated.

CHOICE OF LAW

Husband and Wife agree that this Prenuptial Agreement will be governed by law in the State of Nebraska and will remain active and current unless explicitly terminated through the mutual agreement of both parties.

Signed and dated this __________ day of _______________________, 20_____.

________________________________
Husband’s Signature

________________________________
1 – Witness for Husband

________________________________
2 – Witness for Husband

________________________________
Wife’s Signature

________________________________
1 – Witness for Wife

________________________________
2 – Witness for Wife

NOTARY PUBLIC

STATE OF _______________________
COUNTY OF _____________________

This document was acknowledged before me on _______________ [Date] by ________________________________________________ [name of principal].

_______________________________Notary Seal:
(Signature of Notarial Officer)

Notary Public for the State of _______________

My commission expires: __________________

Source: http://www.usattorneylegalservices.com/prenuptial-agreement.html

To extract a MS-Word version of this prenup, click here.

For a real life sample of a prenup from a couple from Houston, Texas, click here.

2 Comments

  1. Vickie Lampe

    I would like to know if the prenup that I signed before we got married. I was in the understanding that after we got married that what ever money and assets would be mine. My husband died a year and a half after we got married. We lived together for 20 years before we got married I contributed to this relationship during this time. I told my husband that I would sign a prenup relingishing my right to his retirement money. I thought that anything after that would be split between his 3 kids and me. I didn’t want to sign this when I did . I had no choise but to sign it because it was 2 weeks before we got married and all the invitations were sent out and everything was done for the reception so I signed it. I wasn’t able to get my own lawyer as my husbands lawyer found mine. I had ten minutes to decide. His family came in and sold a lot of stuff and I guess I don’t understand how they can do this when I lived her for 20 years before we got married. Can you give me a little advice wheather or not I should fight it. Thank you for your time. I would really appreciate if you could give me a little advice.

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