Family Law Blog

Qualifying Nuptial Agreements

20 February 2014, by Taylor King Family Law Solicitors

The Law Commission for England and Wales has just published its report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements. The report recommends the introduction of binding nuptial agreements, to be known as qualifying nuptial agreements (QNA).

QNAs can include the increasingly popular pre-nuptial agreement and the less common post-nuptial agreement. Both intend to regulate the financial consequences of separation and divorce (or dissolution of a civil partnership) before such event has occurred.
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Maintenance and Pre-Nuptial Agreements

20 January 2014, by Taylor King Family Law Solicitors

Under the present law in England and Wales prenuptial agreements are not binding on divorce courts. Since the judgment in Radmacher v Granatino in 2010 the courts have started to take prenuptial agreements into account in deciding financial orders. The courts are increasingly upholding prenuptial agreements provided that they are fair. This article explores how they are being treated. Read more →