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Prenuptial Agreements Solicitor in London

At Goodsells Family Law, we appreciate how exciting marriage can be for couples, however, it is always wise to consider the possibility of things not working out in the future. Our specialist prenuptial agreement solicitor is here to protect your interests.

Our prenuptial agreement solicitor will carefully assess your personal circumstances and tailor her advice specifically to be aligned with them, so we can secure the best possible outcome for your interests.

When you choose to instruct us, you will be working with specialist family law solicitor Donna Goodsell, who has over 20 years of expertise assisting clients in a range of scenarios, including prenuptial agreements.

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If you and your partner are considering putting a prenuptial agreement in place prior to your marriage, Goodsells Family Law can deliver a bespoke service with clear, precise advice and guidance on the steps involved. Contact us to find out how we can help.

For an initial consultation with our prenuptial agreements solicitor in London, please call 020 7622 2221, email enquiries@goodsellssolicitors.co.uk or complete our online enquiry form to request a call back.

Specialist prenuptial agreement advice for clients across London

Our expert family law solicitor in Clapham can assist all types of clients with their prenuptial agreements, including those with complicated assets, such as high net worth.

Our expertise in prenuptial agreement matters includes:

We are proud of the bespoke family law service we can offer clients of all circumstances, including those who need assistance with prenuptial agreement matters.

We recognise our clients will have varied backgrounds and circumstances, and that is why, based in Clapham, we are dedicated to providing clear advice, tailored specifically to your needs and will always ensure your best interests are at the core of what we do.

At Goodsells Family Law, we have worked on a variety of cases, from those more challenging to others straightforward. No matter your personal situation, with Goodsells Family Law assistance, you can be confident in receiving a top-quality service with personal support throughout.

You can be certain that when you choose Goodsells Family Law, we will take the time to explain each step of the prenuptial agreement process very clearly, so you completely understand the potential impact the agreement can have before making a final decision.

Before you make the decision to go ahead with a prenuptial agreement, it is wise initially to seek legal advice from an expert prenuptial agreement solicitor so that you fully appreciate the sheer importance of having provisions in place for the future, even where the prospect of divorce has not crossed your mind.

Our solicitor can provide specialist advice, so you are entirely aware of what a prenuptial agreement is and the benefits and limitations of having one.

Drafting a prenuptial agreement

There are many aspects to consider when drafting a prenuptial agreement, from making sure all assets are considered, to ensuring the agreement positively reflects your personal circumstances. To obtain the best possible protection for the future, it is extremely important to seek advice regarding a prenuptial agreement, and guidance from an acknowledged expert, such as the Goodsells Family Law.

Our solicitor has a broad scope of knowledge in drafting prenuptial agreements and is aware of all aspects which need to be addressed. This includes considering provision for any children from previous marriages, preparing for future children you may have together and any potential inheritances.

Prenuptial agreement assistance when divorcing

If you and your spouse are getting divorced and you have a prenuptial agreement, our solicitor can help you use this, making sure the terms of agreement are considered, whether this is through private negotiations with your spouse or representing you in court proceedings.

Excellent value for money

We believe all legal advice and representation should be fairly priced and are proud to provide competitive rates for our prenuptial agreement support.

For straightforward matters, we are able to offer our services on a fixed fee basis. Doing this provides our clients with complete certainty over the expected costs from the outset, helping them to make a fully informed decision when choosing to work with our expert Prenuptial agreement solicitor.

We will never proceed with work without consulting you beforehand, ensuring you are completely satisfied with every step of the process.

Contact our prenuptial agreement solicitor in Clapham, London

Whether you have considerably fewer assets than your partner, a high net worth or are somewhere in-between, Goodsells Family Law is on hand to deliver expert advice and guidance in London and Clapham.

For an initial consultation with our prenuptial agreement solicitor in Clapham, London, please call 020 7622 2221, email enquiries@goodsellssolicitors.co.uk or complete our online enquiry form to request a call back.

Prenuptial agreement FAQs

Are prenuptial agreements legally binding?

A prenuptial agreement is not automatically a legally binding document in England and Wales, and the court is not obliged to uphold the document.

In most circumstances, however, a prenuptial agreement will be taken into consideration by the court, but usually only where the document was drafted by a qualified lawyer, and certain conditions were met by the involved parties.

Examples of the required conditions include:

  • Independent legal advice was sought by each party
  • Both parties entered into the agreement freely and voluntarily
  • Both parties are aware of and understand the potential implications of the agreement
  • Both parties have fully provided their financial information
  • The prenuptial agreement is fair to both parties
  • The prenuptial agreement does not adversely affect any children

What should be included in a prenuptial agreement?

Examples of what should be included in a prenuptial agreement include:

  • Property the couple owns individually and/or jointly and how it would be divided in a divorce
  • Savings
  • Investments
  • Existing and potential future debts
  • What would happen to children e.g. where their permanent residence will be and the amount of contact each parent will have
  • Inheritance

Your personal circumstances may be more complex and mean that other matters should be included in your prenuptial agreement. Our solicitor can help advise you on what you should include.

Who should get a prenuptial agreement?

We would recommend anyone who is contemplating marriage to obtain a prenuptial agreement but particularly in situations such as:

  • You have children from a previous marriage
  • You want to protect your assets
  • You own a business and want to remain in control
  • You have, or may receive an inheritance
  • You have assets that are difficult to divide
  • Your partner has debts
  • You have a high net worth
  • There is the possibility of an international divorce

Can I get a prenuptial agreement after marriage?

You will not be able to obtain a prenuptial agreement after marriage as ‘pre’ means before marriage. However, you will be able to obtain a postnuptial agreement which offers the exact same protection and can be made once you are married.

Contact our prenuptial agreement solicitor in Clapham, London

For an initial consultation with our prenuptial agreement lawyer in Clapham, London, please call 020 7622 2221, email enquiries@goodsellssolicitors.co.uk or fill in our online enquiry form to request a call back.