Oct 15

Non-marital property

Written by: Megan Dell


Property acquired by either spouse before the marriage; by inheritance or gift; or, in marital litigation, after a temporary order, the formal signing of a marital settlement agreement, or entry of a permanent order of separate support and maintenance; also refers to property acquired by exchanging any of the above, and property that is excluded by written contract of the parties (for example, that excluded by a prenuptial agreement).