Reuters reports that the divorce settlement between billionaire Harold Hamm and his wife Sue Ann, a former attorney, may be the biggest in history — it appears that the Oklahoma couple did not sign a prenuptial agreement before they married 25 years ago.
Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, prenuptial agreements are now frequently used by couples of more modest means, to clearly delineate who gets what if the marriage ends. A prenuptial agreement is a binding contract that, for the most part, is difficult to invalidate. Although prenuptial agreements are recognized by the Oklahoma courts, there are ways that you can challenge your prenup, if necessary. Here are some of the more common grounds:
Other grounds such as fraud and mistake are less common and are usually very difficult to prove. An experienced Oklahoma City family law attorney can advise you of your particular circumstances.
For advice about prenuptial agreements and a wide range of family law matters, speak to one of the experienced and compassionate Butler & Flynn PLLC family law attorneys.