Pre-marital agreements are becoming more and more common. A large percent of couples today use premarital agreements to outline financial responsibilities during marriage and property division in case of death or divorce.

All state’s rules regarding prenuptial agreements vary. It’s vital to familiarize yourself with your state’s requirements before signing a prenuptial agreement.

New Hampshire has not adopted the Uniform Prenuptial Agreement Act (UPAA). Rather, New Hampshire state law regulates prenuptial agreements.

Like any contract, a prenuptial agreement must be in writing and signed by both spouses-to-be. Even “basic prenuptial agreements” can be difficult to understand. The rules governing prenuptial agreements in New Hampshire are complex. If you’re considering signing a prenuptial agreement or have additional questions regarding agreements in New Hampshire, give us a call.