The Law Commission’s recent recommendations on post-nuptial agreement propose a new system
This case established that “the court should give effect to a nuptial agreement that is freely entered into by each party with the full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances prevailing it would not be fair to hold the parties to their agreement.”Contact us
Similar to a prenuptial agreement, postnuptial agreements aren’t automatically legally binding in the UK. However, they have a good chance of being upheld in the event of a separation, as long as they are deemed fair by the courts, both parties took legal advice before signing, and there are no signs of coercion.
This will depend on the hourly rate of the solicitor you use during the prenup process and any complications in your case.
Yes, the definition of a postnuptial agreement is a financial agreement between a married couple about how their assets should be split if they separate. If this agreement happens before marriage, it’s usually called a prenuptial agreement.
Postnuptial and Prenuptial agreements are seen as extremely similar in the eyes of the UK court and have a similar chance of being upheld. Some couples even have both as circumstances occur which change their agreement, such as having children.
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