Premarital Agreements (PMA): Not well understood and much maligned. Persons contemplating marriage are well advised to seek to resolve by agreement certain issues presented by the forthcoming marriage. The purpose of a PMA is not necessarily to keep the other spouse from getting access to certain assets or limit support provisions. It can be a valuable tool to prevent incurring large legal cost necessary to divide even small amounts of property. Stay " tuned" for more ideas on the creative use of a PMA to ease the pain of separation when things in a marriage go wrong.