Pre-Nuptial Agreements for Business Owners

Before addressing business owners and pre-nuptial agreements I felt it may be helpful to revisit some of the general principles that apply in relation to pre-nuptial agreements. What is a Pre-Nuptial Agreement? It is an agreement between two people about to get married/enter a civil partnership which sets out what they want to happen to

How to Enforce the Terms of a Nuptial Agreement

Given that we’re currently in the height of summer wedding season, you would be forgiven for thinking an article about how to enforce a nuptial agreement is an unromantic topic. However, after taking the time to ensure your current or future wealth is protected, I’ll be explaining in this blog how to enforce the terms

Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Needs, ring-fencing and all that jazz…

The Law Commission report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements, due to be published tomorrow (27th February), is awaited with bated breath. The Law Commission were originally intending to address marital agreements such as pre and post nuptial agreements. This has now been extended to cover some other issues relating to financial issues following divorce.

Something for the Week End – Friday 14th February 2014

Happy Valentines Day! The day to receive flowers, chocolates …. and maybe even a marriage proposal! When planning your wedding, do you have ‘get a prenup’ at the top of your checklist? You would be forgiven for thinking that pre-nuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements are just for the rich and famous. In fact, they are

For richer, for poorer, let’s get it in writing!

We take out life insurance as a sensible step in case the worst happens; we wouldn’t dream of driving a car without insurance and we certainly wouldn’t go skiing without travel insurance. In fact everything we do in life is tied up in contracts and disclaimers. So why don’t us Brits think the same way