In 2021, the current average cost of a basic (lawyer-prepared) prenuptial agreement is between $750 – $820.
- Most agreements are based upon the complexity of the couples’ finances and the amount of negotiation.
- Some courts do not recognize prenuptial agreements and enforcing one can be difficult if the other party decides to fight it in court.
- A prenuptial agreement is a contract made between a husband and wife before they get married specifying what will happen to assets in the case of a divorce
Most state laws typically require prenuptial agreements to be in writing and signed by both parties. The key factor in the validity of a prenuptial agreement is determined via that state’s laws. Each state has different regulations so make sure you research how and if one can be legally enforced.