Day: March 7, 2018

Should I See a Solicitor Before Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?

The answer is, yes.  If you do not seek legal advice, there is a chance that the prenuptial agreement (or prenup) will not be valid. In the UK, pre-nuptial agreements are not yet legally binding or completely enforceable. However, since 2010 (following the widely-reported case of Radmacher v Granatino, where the prenup was upheld), the family courts have attributed more significance to the existence of a prenup when considering how the assets of divorcing parties’ should be divided between them. The decision of how much weight a prenup is given, if any, is determined by the court, taking its existence…