If you are planning a marriage soon in the Province of Alberta, you and your future spouse should sign a Pre-Marriage Contract (Prenuptial Agreement)
, to clearly establish what the rights and obligations of each party are with respect to joint and individual personal property, in the event that the marriage breaks down.
- Assets owned by each party prior to the marriage remain the sole property of the individual party.
- Each party acknowledges that they have no right to the assets of the other party.
- Household and living expenses will be shared proportionally according to income.
- The Agreement will be the sole determinant of the division of property during the marriage and the parties waive their rights under any legislation or under common law.
This Alberta Pre-Marriage Contract
is provided in MS Word format, and is fully editable to fit your specific circumstances.