A marriage contract can also save you money and reduce conflict in the event of separation, divorce or death. It is interesting to know that a marriage contract allows you to protect the property you acquired before your marriage. My brother is getting married, and a friend of ours recommended that he get a marriage contract. I will have him read your article to help him understand how marriage contracts work. 1. Avoid public trials. One of the most important advantages of a prenup is the ability to settle disputes outside the jurisdiction in the text of the agreement. This can save time and money and keep details about a divorce more private than if they were released in court. If children are involved, a prenup can limit the struggle for finances, which often occurs in divorce situations, and the emotional costs that come with it. 8.