A marital separation agreement, also known as an asset transaction agreement, is a written contract that divides your property, defines your rights, and resolves issues such as maintenance and custody. A marital separation agreement can be made before or after the divorce application, even if you and your spouse are still together. (d) the financial resources of each Party, including non-marital and matrimonial property and liabilities, apportions among each Party. Goa is the only Indian state in which a marriage is legally applicable since it follows the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867. A marriage contract setting out the ownership regime can be signed between the two parties at the time of the marriage. If a marriage has not been signed, the marital property is simply divided equally between husband and wife.   In India, marriage contracts are very rare and have no laws in force. However, with rising divorce rates, people are becoming more and more interested in it. Some lawyers believe that prenups in India have no legal sanctity. However, in some cases, some form of contract is signed, usually among affluent citizens. But agreements must be reasonable and not violate existing laws such as the Hindu Marriage Act. Indian courts allow the signing of a settlement protocol during divorces.
But no court has yet been asked to impose a prenup.  In the United States, marriage contracts are recognized in all fifty states and the District of Columbia and can be implemented if they are developed in accordance with the requirements of national and federal law. It has been reported that the demand for marriage contracts has increased in recent years in the United States, especially among millennial couples.     In a 2016 survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), lawyers stated: that the total number of clients who wish to obtain marriage contracts before marriage has increased in recent years, especially with the Millennial generation, who have the greatest interest in protecting the increase in the value of individual property, successions and division of common property.  When a U.S. citizen decides to marry an immigrant, that person often serves as a visa sponsor to apply for entry or stay in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security requires that individuals who sponsor their immigrant fiancé come to the United States on a visa to make an affidavit of support and it is important to consider the affectidavit obligation of assistance to the United States. . .