Texas Family Code

Sec. § 4.003
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(a)

The parties to a premarital agreement may contract with respect to:

(1)

the rights and obligations of each of the parties in any of the property of either or both of them whenever and wherever acquired or located;

(2)

the right to buy, sell, use, transfer, exchange, abandon, lease, consume, expend, assign, create a security interest in, mortgage, encumber, dispose of, or otherwise manage and control property;

(3)

the disposition of property on separation, marital dissolution, death, or the occurrence or nonoccurrence of any other event;

(4)

the modification or elimination of spousal support;

(5)

the making of a will, trust, or other arrangement to carry out the provisions of the agreement;

(6)

the ownership rights in and disposition of the death benefit from a life insurance policy;

(7)

the choice of law governing the construction of the agreement; and

(8)

any other matter, including their personal rights and obligations, not in violation of public policy or a statute imposing a criminal penalty.

(b)

The right of a child to support may not be adversely affected by a premarital agreement.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
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