Duress and Coercion: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements

Duress and Coercion can invalidate a marital agreement in Pennsylvania. The law presumes that marital agreements between adults in Pennsylvania are valid absent fraud, coercion, or duress. Even agreements between husband and wife. But what is duress? Duress: The Proverbial Gun to the Head In the case of Lugg v. Lugg, 64 A. 3d 1109 … Continue reading Duress and Coercion: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements

Fraud: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements in Pennsylvania

Fraud - a material misrepresentation to induce someone to do something - can invalidate a Pennsylvania marital agreement. The law presumes that marital agreements between adults in Pennsylvania are valid absent fraud, coercion, or duress. Even agreements between husband and wife. But what is fraud? What is Fraud? In the context of marital agreements, fraud … Continue reading Fraud: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements in Pennsylvania