Invalidating your own signature
A prenuptial agreement requires each spouse to make full disclosure of his/her assets.In divorce, it is quite common for the husband to undervalue assets or fail to disclose them at all, so these assets can’t be made part of a settlement agreement.
If you signed something that your wealthy fiancé or his family arranged to be drawn up for you to agree to in order to marry him, be aware that this may not be an ironclad agreement if, years later, he wants out of the marriage. In summary, in order for a prenup to be effective, both parties must have their own separate attorney.
But if that’s how you signed your prenup, there may be a chance of invalidating it. Plus, the prenup must be: Keep these conditions in mind, not only if you are trying to get out of a prenup you now believe to be unfair, but also if you are thinking about signing one.
Whichever side of the coin you’re on --whether you’re trying to void an agreement or trying to draft one that cannot be voided --it’s critically important to consult with professionals who have the expertise to help you navigate these sometimes choppy waters and plan for a secure financial future.
Here are five conditions under which that could happen: 1. A prenuptial agreement requires each spouse to make full disclosure of his/her assets.
If you can prove your husband did not fully disclose his income or assets at the time you signed the prenup, you may have grounds to have the agreement thrown out, now that you’re getting a divorce. The agreement was coerced, signed under duress or signed without mental capacity.