FAQs Marriage Contracts

Are marriage contracts enforceable?

Marriage contracts are legally enforceable when it is a product best characterized by full and fair negotiation, financial disclosure, intelligibility and conformity with the principles of contract law. In other words, the proper steps are taken to ensure each party made a full, fair and informed decision when agreeing to the terms of the marriage contract. When a Court satisfies itself of all of this, it is highly unlikely a party challenging the marriage contract will be able to set it aside.

 

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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