How can prenup/postnup agreement protect one's earnings during marriage? Kiritsis Law 212 922 0005
Earnings during marriage may be sufficiently protected through a properly drafted and well planned out marital contract, such a prenuptial and/or postnuptial agreement.
Governing laws are the start.The treatment of earnings during marriage would largely depend on the governing laws. The general legal consensus is that per governing laws, it would typically treat earned income during the course of marriage as jointly owned property.
How can a prenup/postnup override default governing law provisions.The default position that may otherwise been imputted to a party by virtue of statutory legal provisions (along with case law precedent) is by having a clause which sets a spouse's earnings as separate property.