Alison Ross from HopgoodGanim Lawyers published an excellent fact sheet on prenups and cohabitation agreements, covering key questions including: what is a financial agreement? what is involved with a financial agreement? can I go to any solicitor for my financial agreement? How much does it cost? What is the court's approach to financial agreements? You [...]
An Australian family lawyer provides details of her pre-nuptial agreement in an article with the Sydney Morning Herald available here.
One in four couples who consider pre-nuptial agreements do not go through with wedding, figures show
An interesting UK article which discusses the rise of pre-nuptial agreements, as well as anecdotal evidence that a significant percentage of couples who consider pre-nuptial agreements do not end up getting married. A link to the article is available by clicking here.
Leading financial commentator Neil Whittaker examines the topic "when to get a prenuptial agreement". The link to the Sydney Morning Herald column is available by clicking here
This SMH article provides a summary (with links) to recent decisions, as well as some unusual 'lifestyle'clauses in prenuptial agreements. http://www.smh.com.au/national/prenuptial-agreements-offer-glimpse-into-secret-lives-of-couples-20161206-gt4sa6.html
The case of Thorne v Kennedy will provide guidance about the circumstances in which duress can overturn a prenuptial agreement. This news.com.au article provides a summary of the case. Stay tuned for the decision later this year! http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/costs/divorced-wife-fights-prenup-in-epic-high-court-battle/news-story/9a26aeaf479f32482d81431bc560f9ca