JPHLAW SOLICITORS PORTADOWN LEGAL NEWS- Rise of prenups to protect ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

An increasing number of young couples are signing prenuptial agreements, as parents of the bride and groom seek to safeguard their investments. JMW Solicitors said half of the prenups written by the firm are prompted by parents and in-laws whose financial help is often the only way couples in their twenties and thirties can afford…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News – Husband urges claims time limit on divorce

  Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has called for a time limit on divorce claims after agreeing to pay his ex-wife £300,000. Kathleen Wyatt initially demanded £1.9m in a claim lodged more than 25 years after the couple separated, and nearly 20 years since their divorce. Davina Katz, a partner at Schillings who acted for Mr…

 JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown Litigation News

Death during divorce costs widow £6m A widow wants the High Court to make legal history by rewriting her husband’s will to make “reasonable provision” for her. Mrs Vindis claims she would have received half his £12m estate had her husband not died during divorce proceedings. Mr Vindis’s will left her with just £36,000 while…

Children more important than Pre NuptialsEnglish High Court refuses to leave heiress in ‘relative luxury’ and husband in ‘relative penury’ A High Court judge has set aside a prenup and two post-nuptial agreements made by a wealthy heiress and her husband, to protect the “reasonable requirements” of their three children The Law Commission outlined plans…