Prenuptial Agreements

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.