Prenuptial Agreements.

Nuptial Agreement Solicitors: Prenuptial Agreements (Prenups).

Prenuptial agreements often divide opinion, but when done sensitively they can be a reassuring document which helps avoid any disputes should a marriage end prematurely.

That said, the drafting of a prenuptial agreement can be an uncomfortable process, and as experienced solicitors specialising in Family Law and wealth protection, we understand that.

The cost of legal advice should not be a barrier for anyone, so at Lanyon Bowdler, we offer a range of pricing options, including fixed fees and service level guarantees.

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement sets out guidelines for how shared assets should be divided, as well as giving couples the potential to recommend arrangements for things such as child support payments, should the marriage break down.

Although not yet considered legally binding, prenuptial agreements are taken into account by divorce courts in England and Wales and as such are an effective way of avoiding lengthy legal battles in the future.

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Drafting a Prenuptial Agreement

It can be an extremely complex process to draft a prenuptial agreement so employing an experienced family law specialist is a good idea.

Agreements must meet a series of guidelines to be recognised by courts in England and Wales:

  • It must not be weighted too much in any one person’s favour, and it needs to be realistic in light of current divorce law precedents.
  • Both parties must produce full financial disclosure prior to the agreement.
  • There must be no pressure applied to either party to enter into the agreement.
  • It is recommended by most family law solicitors that a pre-nuptial agreement should last only until the birth of the first child, or for a period of five years.
  • Independent legal advice must be secured by both parties before entering into the agreement.

The experienced family law team at Lanyon Bowdler has worked on numerous pre-nuptial agreements with people from all kinds of backgrounds, so can help make sure your agreement abides by these guidelines.

Contact the Prenuptial Agreement Solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler

Please give us a call for a friendly, confidential, chat about how we can help support you when you or your family need legal advice and representation. Please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form.

By choosing Lanyon Bowdler for family law & matrimonial legal advice, you can rest assured that you have the best legal expertise on your team.

We are committed to providing exceptional levels of client care and will work closely and considerately with you to help find the best outcomes. Our Family Law Solicitors team has great experience in all areas of family law and both prenuptial and postnuptial agreement drafting.

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Conwy, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry, and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands (including Wolverhampton & Birmingham). As a leading full-service law firm, we can represent you wherever you live in England or Wales.

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Sue Hodgson
Sue Hodgson
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