antenuptial gift


antenuptial gift
A transfer of property from one party to the marriage to the other before the marriage without consideration
+ antenuptial gift.
Voluntary transfer of property before a marriage from one spouse to another, commonly made in exchange for a waiver of rights to property after the marriage.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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