Prenuptial Agreements and other services
A Prenuptial Agreement is an agreement that partners enter into before a marriage takes place. The main purpose of Prenuptial Agreements is to set out how the assets will be divided if the marriage ever breaks down.
Although it may appear to be a piece of paper, Prenuptial Agreements have to meet many legal requirements and so they have to be carefully drafted by a Family Solicitor. Failing to follow all legal requirements could potentially mean your assets could be at risk.
Prenuptial Agreements are enforceable in England however since the landmark case of Radmacher v Granatino, Prenuptial Agreements has been given decisive weight when it has been entered freely by both parties. Despite many arguments for and against Prenuptial Agreements, when a relationship break down goes on for a long time, a Prenuptial Agreement can help to end a relationship in an acrimonious way.