Some great tips here from Jeremy D Morley on how to draft a pre-nuptial agreement for an international couple. You can access the article by clicking here.
In this article, Prenups aren't just for the rich or famous — more millennials are signing them before getting married, and you probably should too, Hillary Hoffower discusses the growing popularity of prenuptials in the USA, particularly among millennials.
Eliza Parry-Okeden of Canstar examines the pros and cons of pre-nuptial agreements, including statistics about the take up of pre-nups in Australia. You can access the article by clicking this link.
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
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The Family Law Amendment bill introduced into Parliament by Attorney General George Brandis (if passed) is designed to ensure agreements are “worth the paper they are written on”, will bolster the integrity of financial agreements and will make it more difficult to challenge an agreement. Geoff Wilson of HopgoodGanim Lawyers outlines the amendments to be [...]