It is well-settled law in all of our states that a husband and wife can contract with one another.1 It's also well-settled that, in all states, future spouses can enter into a pre-marital contract, fixing their respective rights in separation, divorce or death.2 Most states even allow spouses to enter into binding post-nuptial agreements establishing the spouses' respective rights to property, or calling for property division.3 But although there is little question that all of these ...

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