Admittedly, a pre-nup is not the most romantic item on a wedding plan. In fact, it’s quite possible that it doesn’t feature on your to do list at all. Why? Perhaps it’s because you’re worried it will spoil the romance. Or, maybe you think pre-nups only apply to people with loads of money.
Pre-nuptial agreements may not be one of the most romantic topics of conversation for couples planning a wedding but recent research has found that more than 40% of single men and women think a pre-nup is a good idea. Many couples now look on them as a practical and sensible step before entering into marriage.
You may believe that any inheritance you receive is solely yours. However, on divorce, this is not always the case. Inheritance can include property, money, a business or valuable heirlooms such as art and antiques.
When you are preparing for divorce the things you do in the first few weeks can have a huge impact on your financial future. That’s why it’s important to take advice before you make any decisions that could affect your long term position.