While the custody and visitation issues present the opportunity for contention and discord, the property rights of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt should be resolved amicably. Why? Reliable sources report that their prenuptial agreement is unequivocal as to the details of the division of their combined fortune of a reported $400 million.
Thus, there should be no dispute as to the distribution of any of the couple’s property. Between them, Jolie and Pitt own 12 total properties: Seven are owned by Pitt, two by Jolie, and 3 are owned by both of them, purchased since their marriage in 2014. These properties include a vineyard in France, a mansion in New Orleans, and an apartment in New York City.
Premarital agreements are contracts entered into by prospective spouses to fix their property rights and spousal support or alimony obligations prior to marriage. Parties usually enter premarital agreements because one or both spouses want to establish each person’s economic rights and responsibilities in the circumstance of the death of a spouse or dissolution of the marriage. In this case, while neither party was dependent upon the other for financial support, both nonetheless took advantage of simple foresight to ensure that no unnecessary future conflict ensued over the couple’s assets. A prenuptial agreement typically solves all such problems.
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