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Marital property agreements (pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements) – Law Commission

“On 11 January 2011 we published a consultation paper. This reviews the current law of marital property agreements, discusses options for reform and puts forward questions for consultees. The consultation closes on 11 April 2011.”

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Law Commission, 11th January 2011

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Law Commission consults on pre-nuptial agreements – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Law Commission has today published a consultation on the future of pre-nuptial agreements, seeking views on whether couples should be able to make binding agreements governing financial arrangements if their relationships end.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 11th January 2011

Source: www.gazette.co.uk

For richer, but not necessarily for poorer – pre-nups to become law – The Independent

“Spectacular divorce battles like that which ensued after the break-up of Sir Paul McCartney and the model Heather Mills, costing the former Beatle £24.3m, are expected to be consigned to history after the Law Commission produces its long-awaited report on ‘pre nup’ agreements next week.”

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The Independent, 5th January 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Pre-nups – now worth the paper they’re written on – Law Society’s Gazette

“The long-awaited decision of the Supreme Court in Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino [2010] UKSC 42 is a significant step in the recognition of pre- and post-nuptial agreements. The starting point is that parties should be held to properly drawn up agreements unless certain circumstances arise.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 11th November 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) – WLR Daily

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) [2010] UKSC 42; [2010] WLR (D) 260

“A court should give effect to a nuptial agreement, whether entered into before or after marriage, that was freely entered into by each party with a full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances prevailing it would not be fair to hold the parties to the agreement.”

WLR Daily, 21st October 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Banker fails in challenge to prenuptial agreement with heiress – The Guardian

“Court rules for first time that prenups should have ‘decisive weight’ in English divorce courts after Nicolas Granatino challenged agreement with Katrin Radmacher.”

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The Guardian, 20th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Prenuptial agreement enforced under UK law – The Guardian

“Prenuptial agreements have been recognised as enforceable under British divorce law for the first time, in a supreme court ruling today.”

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The Guardian, 20th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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