Prenuptial Agreements

Plan Your Marriage Before Your Wedding

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

If you were one of the lucky couples to get engaged over Valentine's Day weekend, congratulations! This is a special and exciting time, and no doubt thoughts of engagement parties and wedding preparations are already providing hours of anticipation and joy.

Plans For 'Binding Prenup' Agreement To Give Married Couples More 'Control'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A so-called "prenup" law that allows a couple to set the terms of a divorce before they get married has been put forward by the Government's law refor...

It's About Time England Caught Up On Pre-Nups

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

What a good prenup should mean is that, where a divorce is the only real option, the whole process is handled more quickly, with less fighting, mess and acrimony. If the terms are pre-agreed and legally binding, both parties should have a clearer idea of where they stand and as a result, there should be less to quarrel over.

To Have and to Hold... a Pre-Nup

Andrew Newbury | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Newbury

Even before we learn what the Commission supports - and, importantly, how ministers react to its suggestions - we already know that there is a potential risk. Attempts to provide clarity in Family law can sometimes create problems of their own.

Why You Should be More Like Rupert Murdoch

Sheata Karim | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sheata Karim

This may seem a controversial statement to make after the recent newspaper scandals, but when it comes to his marriages and (ultimately) divorces, Rupert Murdoch has definitely learned from his mistakes.

Pre-Nuptial Agreements Really Are to Have and to Hold

Lucy Prichard Jones | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Prichard Jones

As your big day approaches, raising the topic of how a potential break up could be managed is far from most people's minds, let alone on the 'to-do' list. Who wants to contemplate the breakdown of the relationship before the register has even been signed?

Shared Parenting, Post-Separation: A Subtle but Powerful Change in the Law

Deborah Jeff | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah Jeff

It is the starting point of a presumption of shared parenting that has a massive psychological impact on the parents; for the parent with whom the child spends greater time, it is a constant reminder that the other parent has an equal say in their upbringing.

Needs Must: Will Prenups Make Divorces Less Fair?

Andrew Newbury | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Newbury

In the last decade or so, the divorce courts of England and Wales have won the reputation of being among the most 'wife-friendly' around. A number of high-profile and high-value cases have highlighted a significant shift in how settlements were calculated. Historically, the principal factor in dividing marital assets had involved meeting the needs of the financially weaker spouse.

Field of Gold: Farmers, the Divorce Courts and a Very Different Cash Crop

Claire Reid | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK
Claire Reid

Residential property prices in the UK currently resemble something of a curate's egg slightly past its sell-by date.

Worth $19 Billion and Newly Married - Did Zuckerberg Ask for a Pre-Nup?

Sonny Patel | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sonny Patel

This week the world's media has reported on the marriage of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of facebook.