Alimony Provisions in Premarital, Postnuptial, and Separation Agreements: California Cases, 2000-2013


Sharai Elko


Faculty editor: Paul Horton
Publication: Contemporary Legal Issues
Volume: 22
Start Page: 93
Month: December
Year: 2015
Type: Article


Management of post-divorce spousal support—alimony—furnishes an important reason why prospective and current spouses enter into formal agreements with each other. In this essay I report on how California appellate courts have dealt with the enforceability of premarital, postnuptial, and marital-settlement agreements containing alimony provisions.