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DIVISION 4. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS DURING MARRIAGE [700 - 1620]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

PART 5. MARITAL AGREEMENTS [1500 - 1620]

  ( Part 5 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [1500 - 1503]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

1500.
  

The property rights of spouses prescribed by statute may be altered by a premarital agreement or other marital property agreement.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 82, Sec. 19. (SB 1306) Effective January 1, 2015.)

1501.
  

A minor may make a valid premarital agreement or other marital property agreement if the minor is emancipated, is otherwise capable of contracting marriage pursuant to Section 302 or 303, or has entered or is entering a marriage that is valid in the jurisdiction where the marriage is solemnized.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 660, Sec. 7. (SB 273) Effective January 1, 2019.)

1502.
  

(a) A premarital agreement or other marital property agreement that is executed and acknowledged or proved in the manner that a grant of real property is required to be executed and acknowledged or proved may be recorded in the office of the recorder of each county in which real property affected by the agreement is situated.

(b) Recording or nonrecording of a premarital agreement or other marital property agreement has the same effect as recording or nonrecording of a grant of real property.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

1503.
  

Nothing in this chapter affects the validity or effect of premarital agreements made before January 1, 1986, and the validity and effect of those agreements shall continue to be determined by the law applicable to the agreements before January 1, 1986.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

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