NEW YORK: Matisoff v. Dobi, 90 N.Y.2d 127, 659 N.Y.S.2d 209 (1997). A prenup must be "acknowleged"

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A prenuptial agreement must be acknowledged in the manner of a deed in order to be enforceable. Matisoff v. Dobi stands for the principle that without a properly acknowledged agreement, a prenup is not worth the paper it is written on. By acknowledged the law requires that the notary public not only notarize the document, …

Read moreNEW YORK: Matisoff v. Dobi, 90 N.Y.2d 127, 659 N.Y.S.2d 209 (1997). A prenup must be "acknowleged"