The marriage contract is a written notarized agreement, concluded between the engaged or between conjoints and aimed at regulation of property relations of the parties. The marriage contract shall be in writing and must be notarized.
The marriage contract is concluded between conjoints or persons who submitted the application for marriage registration. In case of an application the marriage contract shall enter into force on the day of marriage registration in accordance with the article 95 of the Family code of Ukraine.
The marriage contract regulates only property relations between the parties, determine their mutual property rights and obligations, and property rights and duties of conjoints as parents. The marital agreement may not regulate personal relations of conjoints, as well as personal relations between them and the children. Herewith, the marital agreement may not reduce the rights of the child, established by the Family Code, and put one of the conjoints in extremely disadvantageous financial condition.
In case of marital agreement the property is subject to division under the conditions specified in it. The general rules shall not be applied in such division. In most cases, in case of the agreement, the procedure of division of property is actually absent.
If one of the conjoints is a citizen of another country, then the marital agreement is made by mutual consent of the conjoints in any of the countries, citizens of which they are and in accordance with the laws in force in such country.
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