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Prenuptial & postnuptial agreements

Lodders’ expert team offers specialist, tailored advice on both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Clients entering into marriage or civil partnership can secure protection for their wealth, in the event of a divorce.

They can be especially valuable where there is family money, or a family business. They can be arranged before (prenuptial) or after (postnuptial) a marriage or civil partnership.

A prenuptial agreement is currently not binding, but is persuasive. If converted to a postnuptial agreement, by re-signing after marriage, it becomes binding. Lodders’ expert family solicitors will help you achieve the best result possible for your future.

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Meet the specialist Family Law team:

Beverley Morris, Family Law, in Birmingham

Beverley Morris


Head of Lodders' Family law team

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Caroline Dresden, Lodders Solicitors, Family Matriominal, Stratford upon Avon

Caroline Dresden

Legal Director

Family law expert and collaborative lawyer

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Vivienne Middleton


Family law specialist

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Christine Williams Family law solicitor

Christine Williams

Senior Associate

Family law specialist

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Amy Parker

Amy Parker


Family law solicitor

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Baldish Khatkar, Lodders Solicitors, Family Law Lawyer, Birmingham

Baldish Khatkar

Senior Associate

Family law solicitor

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Questions answered

Not sure that this is the service for you? Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions for more information.

When people plan to enter a marriage (or civil partnership) they may decide to enter into an agreement where they detail what they intend to happen to their money and/or property if the marriage or civil partnership were to come to an end. This is known as a prenuptial agreement.

Those who are already married or in a civil partnership may decide to regulate the terms of their marriage or civil partnership through a similar process. This is known as a postnuptial agreement.

The aim of these agreements is to provide protection to the wealthy party should the marriage end in a divorce, particularly where family money or a family business may be involved.

• When one party brings substantially more assets into the marriage than the other party.
• Where either or both parties stand to inherit substantial wealth on a death or particular occurrence within a family.
• Where it is anticipated that one party will earn significantly more than the other party through means other than inheritance.

These agreements are usually set-up by one or both members of the relationship as a precaution to protect their individual or shared assets.

Lodders’ team of specialist family law solicitors are experts in their field, and can offer tailored advice on both pre and postnuptial agreements.

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