To discuss a pre-nutpial agreement in confidence with one of our expert family lawyers, call 0345 507 5151, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in our online form and a member of the team will call you back at a time to suit you.
A pre-nuptial agreement is a document in which a couple detail their intentions in relation to any property, assets, income and debts. It can also set out intentions in relation to any children.
While they have no binding force under the law in England, courts are increasingly changing their attitudes towards pre-nuptial and separation agreements, and taking them into account when they are asked to determine issues between separating couples.
Do any of the following apply to you?
If you have answered YES to any the above statements a pre-nuptial agreement should be made.
The mere fact that such agreements will be assumed to have been entered into with the full knowledge and acceptance of both parties means that they can carry some influence should you and your spouse later decide to part.
An agreement has a better chance of being upheld if it is drawn up after both parties have taken separate legal advice, and it contains full disclosure of all financial affairs.
If you are already married it is not too late as you can make a post-nuptial agreement which should adhere to the same guidelines.
With both pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements it is vitally important that you both take independent legal advice to ensure that you fully understand the implications of what you are signing.
Our Family Law team at Gorvins can advise you on all aspects of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and can also advise on issues relating to any children you may have from a previous relationship. Call 0345 507 5151, e-mail email@example.com or fill in our online form at the top of this page.
Our Wills, Trusts & Probate team can help you prepare your Wills and discuss your personal situation to ensure your happy life together. Contact the team on 0345 507 5151 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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