News and articles – Family Law, Divorce, Separation
The UK Supreme court has ruled that a pre-nuptial agreement is binding in the case of a German paper company heiress. Katrin Radmacher's ex-husband Nicolas Granatino went to the Supreme Court after appeal judges slashed his divorce settlement from more than £5m to £1m as a result of a prenuptial agreement between the parties.
The case of Kernott v Jones was heard by the Court of Appeal on 3 March 2010 and Judgment has just been handed down. The decision should sound warning bells for both unmarried couples and solicitors who act for them on the purchase of property.