Written by attorney Guichard St. Surin | Jun 21, 2016

Can a person limit their exposure to alimony by having a prenuptial agreement in Florida?

Yes, a person can limit their exposure to alimony by having a prenuptial agreement. They can do several things. They can eliminate it all together. They can establish it. They can modify it or they can waive it, but you have to make sure that if your intention is to waive alimony, that it is un-ambiguously stated. Meaning, it is clear that is exactly what you are doing, because a prenuptial agreement is a contract. If later on, you need to contest it, there has to be proof that you were under duress or you did not understand or misrepresentation. Yes, you can limit your exposure to by having a prenuptial agreement.

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