The answer is yes and no. In one sense they serve the same purpose. However some recent cases suggest that it is easier to get a post nup invalidated. If your the spouse with the assets get a prenup. If your the spouse without assets get a post nup
If recognized in your state, yes but a prenuptial agreement makes more sense. Do it quickly though. Courts frown on prenups done right before the marriage in the event of a divorce. See an attorney now.
Yes, a post-nuptial agreement is "just as valid," generally-speaking, as a pre-nuptial agreement. For a full assessment, schedule a consultation with a NYC Family Law attorney.
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They are equally enforceable, but once married, the weaker spouse loses some of the "bargaining power." 7 weeks is enough time to do a prenuptial, unless there is hiding going on or the agreement is unfair.
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