What Steps are Necessary to Enter a Valid Premarital Agreement in Louisiana?

Louisiana law recognizes prenuptial agreements, also known as matrimonial agreements, which comply with state law. Matrimonial agreements should be in writing and signed by both parties. It must be the authentic act of each party to enter such an agreement. That means that each party should enter the agreement without coercion and with full knowledge of the other party’s financial assets and obligations.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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