Media speculation surrounding Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's recent separation suggests that she may pay dearly for letting her heart rule her head by not entering into a pre-nuptial agreement
with her now estranged husband.
Although this case involved a wealthy couple, pre-nuptial agreements
are not limited to only those with wealth.
It is important to stress that pre-nuptial agreements
are not legally binding, although they are increasingly taken into account provided they meet the following conditions: ?
Speaking to Gulf News on the phone from his London office Brookman reasoned: "My guess is that the Rooneys have gone in for a pre-nuptial agreement
. But in the absence of that, English law presumes that the starting point is equality.
Presently, pre-nuptial agreements
are not legally binding in themselves should a marriage break down, but they are something which in those circumstances a court would give strong consideration to in relation to dealing with financial settlements.
Actress Pamela claims she thought it was her marriage licence and only later found it was a pre-nuptial agreement
limiting her rights to his fortune.
Nikki says she has never thought of a pre-nuptial agreement
and the Law Lords' ruling will not make her think again.
A PRE-NUPTIAL agreement
for gay couples who are planning to get married was launched yesterday by insurer More Than.
Percentage of men who feel that signing a pre-nuptial agreement
shows a lack-of trust: 12
For example, if the buy-sell agreement requires the company to redeem the shares of an exiting shareholder, the pre-nuptial agreement
should not require the other spouse to redeem the shares.
said Geri demanded he take an HIV test and sign a pre-nuptial agreement
to protect her pounds 7 million fortune.
The couple are in dispute over a watertight pre-nuptial agreement
which ensures Mark gets nothing in a divorce.