Case Conclusion Date:December 12, 2008
Outcome:Trial court decision adverse to client reversed on appeal by Appellate Division. Enforced pre-nuptial agreement except as to alimony. Case reported at 404 N.J. Super. 213 (App. Div. 2008)
Description:Established criteria for enforcement of pre-nuptial agreement. After trial, Trial court struck agreement as unconscionable. In interlocutory appeal, Appellate Division reversed trial court and found agreement enforceable except for waiver of alimony provision which was subject to proof of changed circumstances as per long standing case law standards. Case made new law on this issue.