Pre-nuptial & Post-nuptial Agreements

28 June 2019

Pre-nups and second look States - not so different after all?

Jane Keir writes for Family Law on pre-nups and second look States. In this, she compares English prenups with the position in certain states in the US where they take a second look at the time of marriage breakdown to see if the terms are fair.

Jane Keir

21 May 2019

Preserving family wealth with a prenuptial agreement: how best to protect farming assets on a divorce

Recent years have seen pre-nuptial agreements move from the world of the super-rich to being a tool many now consider in advance of marriage. Abby Buckland, senior associate in the family and divorce team, sets out how they are viewed by the courts and how to correctly set up such an agreement.

Abby Buckland

12 April 2019

Courts must not rip up precedent on pre-nups

In this blog by Jane Keir, which was first published in The Times, she writes about a recent decision not to implement an agreement, which has unsettled lawyers’ faith in the system.

Jane Keir

30 November 2018

Good Divorce Week: top tips for achieving a ‘good’ divorce (and yes, it is possible…)

Divorce can be a long and difficult process, not just for the parties themselves, but also for family members, mutual friends and, crucially, any children caught in the middle. While it will never be easy, approaching divorce in the right way can help to reduce conflict and streamline the process, allowing you each to move on as respectfully and efficiently as possible. In conjunction with Resolution’s campaign this week, here are our top tips for a #GoodDivorce.

Liam Hurren

9 May 2018

Reflections on The Split – Episode 3: Behaving badly

This week’s episode of The Split was all about bad behaviour, both in the court room and at home. Not even our favourite characters were spared, soon-to-be-wed Rose made a pass at her vicar and not-so-dependable husband and father Nathan overstepped the mark with his sister-in-law, Nina, following a high-octane game of Nerf Gun Wars with his children and their estranged grandfather.

Olivia Stiles

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