In today’s current economic climate and with more people remarrying, pre-nuptial agreements make good financial sense. Although it may be unromantic to think about it, a pre-nuptial agreement will act like an insurance policy if you are ever faced with a relationship break down in the future.
The Furley Page Family Law team offer advice on why and how to make pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements and agreements between non-married couples.
Pre-nuptial agreements for marrying couples can cover:
Pre-nuptial agreements can be useful if:
Unmarried couples often enter into an agreement before buying a property together to set out what will happen if they split up. They can agree:
Pre-nuptial agreements are not legally binding but the House of Lords has said that they will be treated in the same way as separation agreements and post-nuptial agreements, the burden of proof will now be on to the party who says that the agreement should be set aside.
If you are married or in a civil partnership, you may wish to enter into a post-nuptial agreement to set out what will happen to your assets and property if your relationship breaks down.
Furley Page has expertise in advising on pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements and agreements for unmarried couples.
We are the only family lawyers in East Kent acknowledged by the independent legal guide, The Legal 500, as being among the leaders in the South East of England for advising on divorce and related family matters.