A contract entered into by two people who intend to marry. It includes provisions, such as spousal support and property distribution, in the event of a later divorce.
Appreciate means to increase in value (the opposite of depreciate). It may also mean: to understand or recognize the value or significance of something or someone.
See also: appreciation.
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Appreciation is an increase in an asset’s value, usually due to inflation or other external economic factors (the opposite of depreciation).
In more common parlance, appreciation may also be recognition or understanding of...
In family law, arrearages refer to the debt owed, when the non-costudial parent and/or ex-spouse fails to make child and/or spousal support payments. Arrearages begin to accrue from the date of the first missed payment.
Debt that has accumulated and that has not yet been paid upon the due date. See arrearages.
An asset is something of value owned by an individual or organization. An asset can be physical property like a building or intangible property such as a patent. Assets are an important part of and differ in many areas of law....
A valid divorce that is granted where both spouses are subject to personal jurisdiction in the jurisdiction where the divorce is granted, even if only one of the spouses is validly domiciled in that jurisdiction.