Melania renegotiates prenup as Trump considers second run, legal troubles

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Sources suggest that Melania sought to increase her financial security through this renegotiation, with a particular focus on providing for her 17-year-old son's future.

In a discreet move, Melania Trump has reportedly renegotiated her prenuptial agreement with former President Donald Trump, according to insider sources. This latest revision marks at least the third time the couple has adjusted their marital contract since their marriage in 2005. While the specifics of the renegotiation remain undisclosed, it is said to encompass financial assets and property.

The primary motive behind this revamped agreement might lie in Melania's concern for securing a substantial trust for her son, Barron, who is currently 17-years-old, reports US media. Sources suggest that Melania sought to increase her financial security through this renegotiation, with a particular focus on providing for Barron's future. This renegotiation's timing is intriguing, as it aligns not only with the possibility of Trump serving a second term but also with his ongoing legal battles.

Donald Trump currently faces potential financial liabilities in a $250 million civil case initiated by New York Attorney General Letitia James against both him and his real estate business. Additionally, he is under a court order to pay $5 million to E. Jean Carroll for defamation, a case he is actively appealing.

Thus far, representatives for the Trumps have refrained from commenting on this development.

This isn't the first time rumors of Melania renegotiating the prenup have surfaced. In 2020, a book authored by US media writer Mary Jordan alleged that Melania had sought a prenup revision in 2017, aiming to secure financial equality for Barron, especially concerning opportunities and inheritance compared to Trump's older children from previous marriages.

Despite previous denials and criticism surrounding such claims, this latest renegotiation underscores Melania's unwavering commitment to her family's financial well-being, especially in light of Trump's ongoing legal entanglements. Melania has been regarded by some as Trump's "secret weapon" in politics, recognized for providing a stabilizing influence during tumultuous times.

First Lady Melania Trump listens as President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington - Sputnik International, 1920, 25.03.2023

However, the full implications of this latest development on the Trumps' relationship and financial arrangements remain uncertain and will likely continue to fuel speculation and discussion.

 

Source: SPUTNIK 

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