Pre & Post Nuptial Agreements Lawyers

Helping you protect your future

Pre & Post Nuptial Agreements Lawyers

When you are excitedly about to tie the knot – or living happily with your spouse – it can feel like tempting fate to think about what would happen if you split up. But making sure financial assets are protected for your future is wise. That’s where prenuptial (prenup) and postnuptial (postnup) agreements come in.

You need a robust agreement – not just one that says what you expect to happen, but one that will stand the test of time. Let us step in to protect your wealth in a way that suits you.

Peace of mind wealth protection

  • We help you gain assurance from having a prenuptial agreement drawn up before your marriage or a postnuptial agreement can be reached after you have already got married.
  • Civil partnership couples also benefit from making a pre or postnuptial agreement.
  • Our expertise lies in helping you secure your future by avoiding uncertainty and argument over finances if your relationship ends.

Pre and postnuptial agreements: when they are needed

Often our clients are getting married for the second or third time and want to preserve assets for children they already have. Or perhaps you might have business interests or inherited wealth that is not for sharing if the relationship broke down. Whatever the reason, we can help with agreements that can cover all of your assets or just key elements you want to protect.

Working to protect your financial future

Pre and postnuptial agreements are not legally binding, that’s true. However, they are increasingly viewed as practical tools which carry considerable weight, as long as they are done correctly.

We work with you to prepare a clear, properly drafted document that will either influence the outcome of a court decision or be followed exactly on separation. Failure to have a pre or postnuptial agreement in place can leave you open to an unpredictable courtroom deciding your financial fate if things go wrong.

Why choose Shakespeare Martineau?

  • Our pre and post nuptial agreement lawyers have extensive experience in handling the intricacies of family law, particularly in relation to securing your financial future.
  • We bring a personal approach to all of our work, providing sensitive and compassionate advice.
  • Having helped many aspiring parents with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements in the past, we are confident that our team will achieve the right results for you and your family.
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Your journey through the legal process

Not everyone is aware of how the process of engaging lawyers for a pre- or post-nuptial agreement works, so we’ve provided an overview below to give you some peace of mind:

  • Once you’ve submitted a contact form via the enquire now panel to the right of this page or by using the button below, you’ll be assigned to a member of our team.
  • You’ll then receive a free 20-minute consultation within 24 hours via Zoom or telephone to discuss the issues you’re facing.
  • Should you then decide that you wish to use our services, you’ll receive a breakdown of all our costs and a pack of on-boarding documents. We will work closely alongside you to ensure that whichever family issue you are facing we are here to support you and find you the right solution.
  • After that, a further one-hour meeting at a fixed fee cost to get to know you and your family needs with no additional charges if the call goes over an hour.

We’ll devote the time to understand your priorities and navigate you through the agreement process. Contact us today or call us on 0800 689 0746 for a free confidential consultation.

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Frequently asked questions

We've put together a short list of commonly asked questions to help you understand more about how pre & post nuptial agreements work and the importance of them.
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get in contact with us. or call us on 0800 689 0746

If a couple decides to enter into a marriage or civil partnership they may decide to enter into an agreement that demonstrates what they intend to happen to their property and money in the unfortunate event their marriage or civil partnership were to come to an end.

A pre-nuptial agreement is entered into prior to marriage and a post-nuptial agreement is entered into after marriage.

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