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California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 32355

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Sec. 5. (a) Parties to a premarital agreement may contract with each other regarding the following matters:

(1) The rights and obligations of each of the parties in any property of either or both of them whenever and wherever acquired or located.

(2) The right to:

(A) buy;

(B) sell;

(C) use;

(D) exchange;

(E) abandon;

(F) lease;

(G) consume;

(H) expend;

(I) assign;

(J) create a security interest in;

(K) mortgage;

(L) encumber;

(M) dispose of;  or

(N) otherwise manage and control;


(3) The disposition of property upon:

(A) legal separation;

(B) dissolution of marriage;

(C) death;  or

(D) the occurrence or nonoccurrence of any other event.

(4) The modification or elimination of spousal maintenance.

(5) The making of:

(A) a will;

(B) a trust;  or

(C) other arrangement;

to carry out the provisions of the agreement.

(6) The ownership rights in and disposition of a death benefit from a life insurance policy.

(7) The choice of law governing the construction of the agreement.

(8) Any other matter not in violation of public policy or a statute imposing a criminal penalty, including the personal rights and obligations of the parties.

(b) A premarital agreement may not adversely affect the right of a child to support.

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