In New York, Can a Spouse Give up His or Her Right to Alimony in a Premarital Agreement?

Yes, New York law allows spouses to include modification or elimination of spousal support in their prenuptial agreement. The modification or elimination of spousal support must be fair and reasonable at the time that the agreement is made and not unconscionable at the time that the agreement is enforced.

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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