Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreement Solicitors

Getting A Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreement

Our team of Nuptial Agreement Solicitors are well experienced in negotiating and drafting a range of Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements.

Pre-Nuptial agreements record the financial consequence of separation and divorce, prior to marriage. The aim is that you and your new spouse agree how you will divide assets if your marriage breaks down. A Pre / Post-Nuptial Agreement can be helpful if you have assets, income, or businesses to protect. In addition, if this is not your first marriage, then you should consider such an agreement to protect your children.

Such agreements are not legally binding on the Court. This means in theory the Court could ignore the agreement and make a different decision regarding assets and finances. In practice though, recent Case Law shows that the Court will attach a lot of importance to a correctly written agreement. We will advise and guide you to ensure that your Pre or Post Nuptial Agreement is valid and enforceable.

post nuptial agreement
Every partnership is unique, and any agreement has to be tailored to your circumstances. We do not advise using standard templates, as you need your Pre-Nuptial Agreement to protect you properly if needed. First of all, we understand that this can be a very delicate task, as often you will be in the early stages of a happy relationship. We can guide you on how to discuss this with your partner in a sensitive manner.

To retain harmony and to assist with future enforcement prospects we recommend you and your partner negotiate, agree, and sign your Pre-Nuptial Agreement at least six months prior to the wedding date.

A Post-Nuptial Agreement has similar features to a Pre-Nuptial Agreement, with the only difference being that it is prepared following the marriage. Whilst these are less common, these can be legally complex. Please contact us for further advice.

post nuptial agreement

Getting A Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreement

Our team of Nuptial Agreement Solicitors are well-experienced in negotiating and drafting a range of Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements.

Pre-Nuptial agreements record the financial consequence of separation and divorce, prior to marriage. The aim is that you and your new spouse agree how you will divide assets if your marriage breaks down. A Pre / Post-Nuptial Agreement can be helpful if you have assets, income, or businesses to protect. In addition, if this is not your first marriage, then you should consider such an agreement to protect your children.

Such agreements are not legally binding on the Court. This means in theory the Court could ignore the agreement and make a different decision regarding assets and finances. In practice though, recent Case Law shows that the Court will attach a lot of importance to a correctly written agreement. We will advise and guide you to ensure that your Pre or Post Nuptial Agreement is valid and enforceable.

Every partnership is unique, and any agreement has to be tailored to your circumstances. We do not advise using standard templates, as you need your Pre-Nuptial Agreement to protect you properly if needed. First of all, we understand that this can be a very delicate task, as often you will be in the early stages of a happy relationship. We can guide you on how to discuss this with your partner in a sensitive manner.

To retain harmony and to assist with future enforcement prospects we recommend you and your partner negotiate, agree, and sign your Pre-Nuptial Agreement at least six months prior to the wedding date.

A Post-Nuptial Agreement has similar features to a Pre-Nuptial Agreement, with the only difference being that it is prepared following the marriage. Whilst these are less common, these can be legally complex. Please contact us for further advice.

In order for the Court to accept a Pre or Post-Nuptial Agreement, we need to ensure the following:

◦ The proposed division of finances and assets are fair
◦ Both parties understand the legal consequences of what they are signing (in practice both should have received legal advice)
◦ Neither party is putting the other under pressure (duress) to sign the nuptial agreement agreement
◦ Both parties are honest and transparent about their financial situation at the time the agreement is signed
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London WC2A 1DD

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