Prenuptial agreements Lawyers Glasgow, Rutherglen
Prenuptial agreements are written agreements allowing couples to agree what will happen if they enter into a marriage or civil partnership and that marriage or civil partnership later dissolves.
Benefits of Pre-nuptial agreements in Scotland
Prenuptial agreements can vary or amend what would happen by default under family law in Scotland in the event of dissolution of a marriage or civil partnership. Such agreements can specify what would happen with assets, future earnings, how property is divided up and the level of financial provision upon separation.In terms of the legality of prenuptial agreements in Scotland, generally the family law courts may recognise the agreements depending on the circumstances in which they were prepared. For instance, an agreement which is fair and reasonable for both parties is more likely to be considered to be legally valid. It is also recommended that both parties have individual representation from their own solicitors when the prenuptial agreement is drafted.
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For expert legal advice on prenuptial agreements from our family lawyers based in Rutherglen and Glasgow, please telephone 0141 647 9851 and ask for Susan or Esther or you can use our online enquiry form.