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DOMESTIC CONTRACTS AND SEPARATION AGREEMENTS - Types - Prenuptial and marriage contracts

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:11 AM  

Appeal by the wife from an order requiring her to make a $550,000 compensation payment to the husband. The parties entered into a marriage agreement in 1997, 19 years into their marriage, pursuant to which the husband signed his interest in the family home over to the wife to secure her agreement to remain married. The trial judge found that the wife had insisted on the agreement after the husband had assaulted her. Without the agreement, she would have left the marriage. The husband signed the...