It used to be that “prenup” was a dirty word. It was largely taboo to think a marriage may not last forever. And the people who went ahead and used them anyway all seemed to be the extraordinarily rich.

Times have changed. Societal views on marriage and divorce have shifted. The laws for divorce have changed. And the prenup has grown in popularity, especially among millennials.

A growing trend

When it explored the recent rise of the prenup, Business Insider cited two possible explanations for its surging popularity:

Because more couples are getting prenups, it’s more important than ever to understand when the court will enforce a prenup and when the prenup’s no good.

Four ways to challenge a bad prenup

As the courts view them, prenups are basically a form of business contract. They’re special mostly because the business in question is the business of marriage—and any following property division.

A good prenup can help you protect your financial future, especially if you’re a business owner. But a bad prenup may put your whole future at risk. If any of these situations apply to you, you should consider challenging your prenup in court:

If the court decides the prenup is no good, it can toss it out. You can press for a more equitable settlement.

Take a stand

You need evidence and a solid strategy to challenge a prenup, but you cannot afford to let a bad prenup destroy your future. You deserve a fair start to your life’s next chapter.