Articles Tagged with premarital agreements

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Wayne Hopper, Legal Assistant

STEWART v. STEWART, 141 NC App. 236

Dividing assets collected throughout a marriage is an unfortunate but necessary undertaking with divorce. This process can cause conflict, especially when the asset was brought into the marriage by one party. In North Carolina, a business stake or an interest in a professional practice can be considered a marital asset subject to Equitable Distribution. While a premarital agreement is worth considering for a party bringing assets into a marriage, the language contained therein is just as important. Your spouse may challenge a premarital agreement without clear and suitable terms. Let’s look at one such case.    Continue reading →