postnuptial agreement

noun
post·​nup·​tial agreement | \ ˌpōst-ˈnəp-shəl-, -chəl- \

Legal Definition of postnuptial agreement

: an agreement that is made between spouses regarding the division of marital property and that is usually formulated in contemplation of separation or divorce

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“Postnuptial agreement.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/postnuptial%20agreement. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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