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Family Law

Pre-Marital Agreements

What can parties contract to in a pre-marital agreement?

Those who are entering into marriage may enter into a contract with regard to virtually any matter regarding their rights and obligations, including disposition of property, spousal support or alimony, life insurance policies and other financial arrangements. However, the parties cannot contract away the right to child support. For example, Arkansas law provides: “The right of a child to support may not be adversely affected by a pre-marital agreement.”



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