New Jersey Marriage Laws

37:2-34 - Contents of premarital or pre-civil union agreement

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New Jersey Permanent Statutes ? Title 37: Marriages and Married Persons

Contents of premarital or pre-civil union agreement

Contents of premarital or pre-civil union agreement. Parties to a premarital or pre-civil union agreement may contract with respect to: a.The rights and obligations of each of the parties in any of the property of either or both of them whenever and wherever acquired or located; b.The right to buy, sell, use, transfer, exchange, abandon, lease, consume, expend, assign, create a security interest in, mortgage, encumber, dispose of, or otherwise manage and control property; c.The disposition of property upon separation, marital dissolution, dissolution of a civil union, death, or the occurrence or nonoccurrence of any other event; d.The modification or elimination of spousal or one partner in a civil union couple support; e.The making of a will, trust, or other arrangement to carry out the provisions of the agreement; f.The ownership rights in and disposition of the death benefit from a life insurance policy; g.The choice of law governing the construction of the agreement; and h.Any other matter, including their personal rights and obligations, not in violation of public policy.

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L.1988, c.99; amended 2006, s.103, s.29.

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