Premarital Agreements

In North Carolina, persons who are about to marry may enter into an agreement which resolves, among other things, each parties rights and obligations with regard to property acquired before, during or after marriage, the right to buy and sell property during the marriage, the disposition of property upon separation or divorce, the modification or elimination of spousal support and/or alimony, the making of a will, trust or other arrangement and rights to life insurance. A premarital agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Chapter 52B of the North Carolina General Statutes (Uniform Premarital Agreement Act) governs Premarital Agreements in North Carolina. NCGS §52B-4 (Content) sets forth what may be addressed in a Premarital Agreement.

NCGS §52B-4 – Content (Uniform Premarital Agreement Act)