Article by Franklin Price
“MARRY ME, NOT MY MONEY”- SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A PRE-NUP? When marrying (or re-marrying) later in life, there are many aspects to consider, including the signing of a pre-nup.
Growing tendency for judges to take pre-nuptial agreements into account in divorce
The long awaited judgment in the Radmacher v. Granatino appeal was finally delivered by the Supreme Court on 20 October 2010, upholding the 2009 Court of Appeal decision that the pre-nuptial agreement entered into by heiress Katrin Radmacher and her husband Nicolas Granatino on their marriage was binding on the husband.
However, despite this decision, pre-nuptial agreements are still not enshrined in English statute, unlike in most of the other European Union countries. Nevertheless, there has been a growing tendency in recent...