Article Tag: pre-nuptial agreements

SAS Daniels LLP warns of the potential financial fall-out of The Divorce Bill

Divorce proceedings can be complex and emotionally draining, but potential changes to family law may bring further uncertainty when it comes to the financial outcome, according to Head of the Family team at SAS Daniels LLP. The Divorce (Financial Provisions) Bill, first introduced by Baroness Deech in February, recently received its second reading in the… Read more »

I do, I do, I do!

We all hope to be able to find the one, get married and settle down! However, sometimes when we don’t get it right the first time, our happily ever after is given a second or even a third chance, if we’re lucky that is. In those cases there are usually children involved and it is… Read more »

When is a pre-nuptial agreement not a pre-nuptial agreement?

Despite the recent report of the Law Commission entitled ‘Matrimonial Property Needs and Agreements’ in which it was recommended that certain qualifying pre-nuptial agreements were to become legally binding, Mr Justice Holman has set aside a pre-nuptial agreement signed by Victoria Luckwell and Francesco Limata. The judge set aside the agreement even though he found… Read more »

One step closer to enforceable pre-nuptial agreements

Following on from my recent article on pre-nuptial agreements (7 February 2014), as predicted a report has been released today by the Law Commission, ‘Matrimonial Property Needs and Agreements’ has recommended the introduction of ‘qualifying nuptial agreements’. This, if it becomes law, will mean that pre-nuptial agreements, or pre-marital contracts will become legally binding. Qualifying nuptial agreements… Read more »