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A prenuptial agreement is a contract created by two people who plan to be married, and will typically list any and all property that each person separately owns and any debts incurred.
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A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. This dual nature, a binding legal contract plus a moral promise, makes marriage difficult to characterize.
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Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage. A divorce will allow both spouses to remarry, and usually resolves any disputes regarding division of property and arrangements for child custody and support.
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When you divorce and have children, your divorce decree will state which parent is to be granted custody. Custody determines with whom your children will live and the circumstances under which the parent not granted custody will be allowed to visit.
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