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Oklahoma Postnuptial Agreement Law

Marriage – Postnuptial Agreements – Oklahoma

Title 43, § 43-204. Contracts.

Either husband or wife may enter into any engagement or transaction with the other, or with any other person, respecting property, which either might, if unmarried, subject, in transactions between themselves, to the general rules which control the actions of persons occupying confidential relations with each other as defined by the title on trusts.

§ 43-205. Relations cannot be altered by contract — Separation agreements.

A husband and wife cannot, by any contract with each other, alter their legal relations, except as to property, and except that they may agree in writing to an immediate separation, and may make provision for the support of either of them and of their children during such separation.

§ 43-206. Mutual Consent as consideration for separation agreement.

The mutual consent of the parties is a sufficient consideration for such an agreement as is mentioned in the last section.

§ 43-214. Rights of married women.

Woman shall retain the same legal existence and legal personality after marriage as before marriage, and shall receive the same protection of all her rights as a woman, which her husband does as a man; and for any injury sustained to her reputation, person, property, character or any natural right, her own medical expenses, and by reason of loss of consortium, she shall have the same right to appeal in her own name alone to the courts of law or equity for redress and protection that her husband has to appeal in his own name alone.

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