If you missed what we’ve been sharing this month, here’s a round up of our blogs and some of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
When is a pre-nup not a pre-nup? When your husband tells you it’s “Just a piece of paper”, according to a multi-million divorce case in the High Court. LGFL’s Director and pre-relationship planning expert Rita Gupta explains more.
When it comes to marriage and divorce, celebrity status is definitely a double-edge sword, as Johnny Depp is discovering (again) this week.
Cohabiting couples are the fastest growing family type in the UK, according to the latest stats from the Office for National Statistics, with 3.2million cohabiting couples and families. Of the 18.7million families in the UK, 12.5million were couples married or in a civil partnership, with or without children. (Just to be clear the ONS defines a family as “A married, civil partnered or cohabiting couple with or without children, or a lone parent with at least one child who live at the same address.”)
Despite their lack of formal legal status, pre-nuptial agreements continue to grow in popularity in the UK, fuelled by interest from a highly vested interest – the Bank of Mum and Dad.
The recent case in the USA of billionaire hedge-fund manager Kenneth Griffin highlights one of the problems with our own UK pre-nuptial agreements – and one of their major benefits too.