Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

13 December 2020

Pre-nuptial Agreements: Your questions answered

  • Are pre-nuptial agreements only for the very wealthy?
    • Long regarded as the preserve of the wealthy, pre-nuptial agreements are increasingly popular with individuals from all walks of life and in particular where one or both parties have assets that they are bringing in to the marriage that they want to keep separate.  We can consider your particular circumstances and advise you on the most suitable type of agreement for you.

  • Are pre-nuptial agreements legally enforceable?
    • Strictly speaking, pre-nuptial agreements are not legally enforceable. However, since the Supreme Court ruling in the 2010 case of Radmacher v Granatino, provided that an agreement has been properly formulated and is fair then it is likely to be given decisive weight by the court.

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