Marital/civil partnership agreements

Marital/civil partnership agreements guidance:

Spouses and civil partners can enter into a contractual arrangement dealing with maintenance, the distribution of property and arrangements for any children of the...

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The parties to a marriage or civil partnership cannot contract out of the court’s jurisdiction to make orders for financial provision on divorce or dissolution, however,...

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What is a pre-nuptial agreement? A pre-nuptial (or pre-civil partnership) agreement is a contract between the parties to an intended marriage or civil partnership that...

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This Practice Note deals with maintenance agreements where one of the parties to the agreement has died. For practical guidance in relation to variation of a maintenance...

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In Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, Lord Phillips summarised (at para [69]) the position regarding disclosure by the parties prior to entering into a marital...

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Following the Supreme Court decision in Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, a marital or civil partnership agreement may be 'decisive' provided it is...

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Prior to the Supreme Court decision in Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, independent legal advice was considered a prerequisite before entering...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which...

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If one party considers that an agreement has been reached (usually in relation to financial arrangements between the parties), or an agreement was made but...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

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The parties to a maintenance agreement may vary the terms at any time and either party may apply to the court for an order to vary a maintenance agreement...

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