Virginia Info

Virginia Divorce Start Your Divorce Find Professionals Virginia Articles Divorce Facts Divorce Grounds Residency Divorce Laws Mediation/Counseling Divorce Process Legal Separation Annulments Property Division Alimony Child Custody Child Support Divorce Forms Process Service Grandparent Rights Forum Virginia Products Divorce by County

Virginia Articles

Agreements Attorney Relationship Custody & Visitation Child Support Divorce/General Financial Planning Mediation Parenting Property Division Spousal Support SEE ALL

Info Categories

Contemplating Divorce Children & Divorce Divorce, Dollars & Debt Divorce Laws Divorce Process Divorce Negotiation SEE ALL

More Information

Articles Checklists Research Center Cases of Interest Dictionary Encyclopedia Encyclopedia (pop-up) Blogs

For Professionals

Advertise With Us Free Network Page Join Our Network Submit Articles Case Management Sign In

Network Sites

Virginia Divorce Support Virginia Divorce Online

Pre-Nuptial Agreements in Virginia

The term "pre-nup" evokes images of older couples marrying who already have accumulated their wealth, not two young people starting out. That image is quite frankly outdated. Today, many younger people, with or without money, are obtaining premarital agreements prior to marriage. No matter how romantic your notions of marriage are, it simply makes good sense to determine your legal rights and obligations upon the event of divorce.

Before marriage the future husband and wife can determine the rights and obligations of either party concerning any property; spousal support; life insurance benefits; wills; what happens to the property upon divorce; and any other right or obligation that does not violate public policy.

Child support is NOT an issue that can be decided in a premarital agreement.

Premarital agreements are best signed well in advance of the wedding and each party should have effective, legal representation before signing.

Was this helpful? Like our site & let us know.

Related Articles

Start Virginia Divorce Start Your Virginia Online Divorce Today
Easy, Fast and Affordable with a 100% Guarantee.
Virginia Divorce Find Virginia Divorce Professionals in Your Area:
Join the Network
Virginia Divorce Products, Services and Solutions Virginia Divorce Products, Services and Solutions
Virginia Divorce Resources to Help You Through the Process.
Online Parenting Class Virginia Mandatory Online Parenting Class
Easy and convenient - complete at your own pace online.
Divorce and Custody Books Discount Divorce Bookstore
Over 100 Titles of the Best Books on Divorce & Custody.
Divorce Downloads Divorce Download Center
Instantly Download, Books, Manuals, & Forms.
Divorce Worksheet Free Virginia Divorce Worksheet & Separation Agreement
Your Guide to Get Organized and Put Everything in Writing.
Separate property is: 1) all property, real and personal, acquired by either party before the marriage; 2) all property acquired during the marriage by bequest, devise, descent, survivorship or gift from a source other than the other party; 3) all property acquired during the marriage in exchange for or from the proceeds of sale of separate property, provided that such property acquired during the marriage is maintained as separate property; and 4) that part of any property classified as separate property.
Divorce Lawyers & Mediators

Find Professionals

Easily Connect With a Lawyer or Mediator
Have Divorce Professionals from Your Area Contact You!
Enter Your Zip Code:


Start Your Divorce File for a Virginia Divorce


Settle Your Divorce Negotiate Your Virginia Divorce


Support Forum Virginia Support Forum

Children In Between - Online Parenting Class

FEATURED TOOL - Divorce Financial Checklists (organize important data that you will be need for a successful divorce)

Guarantee Official PayPal Seal Facebook Twitter Versign Secure Site
Limited Offer Women's Rights Manual For Divorce
Cover Price: $55.95
Your Price: $29.95
You Save: $26.00

"The Absolute Best Investment in Your Divorce"

Men's Rights Manual For Divorce
Cover Price: $55.95
Your Price: $29.95
You Save: $26.00

"Uncover Your Options and Unleash Solutions"