My girlfriend and I are in the process of getting married later this year. We're both in our early 30s and and have a way of showing our independent streaks from time to time. To avoid financial arguments, we have already verbally agreed to run a "three account" system in marriage. That is, keeping separate asset and liability accounts for "him", "her", and "ours". This is probably not standard by law, so we're OK with documenting that with, ideally, some simple language written out on paper. But, it got us thinking of what else comes "standard" with a signing of a marriage certificate that we may want to adapt in writing to better suit us? Does any "list" of agreements being made exist, state by state perhaps?
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