I have previously written about my reservations regarding prenuptial agreements. When they are signed, couples are supposed to be committing to a lifetime together, through thick and thin, come what may.
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Come Friday, I’ll be watching the royal wedding on television along with everybody else. Being a family lawyer, I have found that when the Big Day comes up in conversation, people ask me about another “royal wedding secret” – one that is rather less romantic than gowns or tiaras.
Last week a commenter called Sara left a lengthy response on a post about prenuptial agreements, for which I was very grateful. I read it through several times and instead of replying to her in the comments, I decided to write a post about the points she raised.
Lord Justice Munby, the chairman of the Law Commission, who also sits as a judge in the Court Of Appeal (and was one of the judges in Imerman), made a very wise observation last week.
Over the past few years, prospective brides, grooms and their parents have come to see us in increasing numbers to ask about prenuptial agreements. Some are wealthy, some are superwealthy and others are not wealthy at all.
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