Code of the District of Columbia

§ 46–504. Effect of marriage or domestic partnership.

A premarital agreement becomes effective upon marriage or the registration of a domestic partnership under § 32-702.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-82, § 5, 42 DCR 6770; Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-79, § 8(c), 53 DCR 1035.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-144.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-79 rewrote section which had read as follows: “A premarital agreement becomes effective upon marriage.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act.