Here are a few tips on how to get it right: DON'T DO IT YOURSELF The internet is full of templates offering quick ways of drawing up a pre-nup
without involving lawyers.
We have certainly seen an increase in the number of clients looking to put in place pre-nuptial or pre-partnership agreements, and I think there is no reason why same sex partners won't be considering pre-nups
before their marriage or civil partnership.
is also reported to state that their Bel Air mansion will be in Kim's name, even though Kanye is footing a majority of the bill, and she will keep all jewellery and gifts from him.
can also be useful where there are international aspects in a relationship.
Many see a pre-nup
as a "get out of jail free" card, as the commitment made in a marriage is supposed to be for life.
After the divorce case of wealthy heiress Katrin Radmacher last October, which saw the Supreme Court back the enforceability of prenuptial agreements, the Law Commission has announced it is carrying out a consultation, with the possibility of making pre-nups
However many lawyers have reinforced the point that pre-nups
are still not binding in the UK and would only become so if the Government allowed a change in legislation.
on the rise Harvey Nichols has created a free consultation package for the modern woman who has everything and wants to keep it that way.
But I do also get quite depressed when I hear about pre-nups
because, although sensible, they're also MASSIVELY unromantic.
However, post-nuptial agreements will probably not become as popular a phenomenon as pre-nups
as there are fewer circumstances in which both parties will agree to draw up one - they tend to come when a marriage is already in trouble.
As the wedding season begins, research from Internet bank smile reveals although pre-nups
are not currently enforceable in the UK, 46% of Brits would like to see them made legal.
In other words, pre-nups
could now be considered to be binding in the UK legal system.