A postnuptial agreement is similar to a prenup
, but created after a couple marries.
In related news, as Prince Harry and Markle's royal wedding nears, many believe that the couple won't sign a prenup
Even if children from a prior marriage are not an issue, prenups
can be helpful.
As long as these prenups
include the factors required by their state, such as full financial disclosure, adequate legal counsel, and recitations of any legal rights to be waived, these agreements are generally legally enforceable in any future divorce action.
I've always felt a prenup
for a marrying couple is a plan to fail, an exit strategy before they have even entered the marriage.
have increased in popularity in recent years and, if the Commission's proposals become law, it will provide greater certainty for family businesses and entrepreneurs.
Romantics will claim that the overwhelming argument against prenups
lies in the wedding vows themselves.
Sophie Williams, of South Wales law firm Watkins and Gunn said that prenup
agreements were becoming more common, particularly among people with existing assets who are marrying for a second time.
Given the current economic climate, we can only assume this awareness is fuelled by the growing popularity of celebrity prenups
, and media speculation surrounding these contracts.
It must be said, however, that the courts in the UAE give little weight to a prenup
, and have viewed the enforcement of prenups
as appearing to be against public policy, Shari'ah law aside.
Court president Lord Phillips said judges could still waive prenups
, especially when they were unfair to youngsters.
Andrejev now fully understands why prenups