Geoff Wilson, partner at HopgoodGanim Lawyers, presents a short video introducing pre-nuptial agreements and the services that the family law team at HopgoodGanim can provide. Click here for the video.
SBS Insights program has produced a series of videos and article content about prenuptial agreements. This includes commentary from lawyers who have entered pre-nuptial agreements themselves, and one family lawyer who has decided not to provide these services to clients based on risk. The link is available by clicking 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.
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