Gone are the days when Contracting Out Agreements (also known as pre-nuptial agreements) were considered romance-killers or only for the rich and famous.
Preparing contracting out agreements is one of my biggest areas of practice and I assist clients of all ages and of all financial backgrounds.
Because these agreements have a legislative base they cannot simply be ‘back of the envelope’ type agreements. As a starting point both parties to the agreement must receive independent legal advice.
Any person who owns property of any nature at the time of commencing a relationship, be it a de facto relationship, a marriage or civil union, should give consideration to entering into a Contracting out Agreement.
Talk to us about how we can assist you to protect your assets – both for yourself and for your children – against future claims. peace of mind will be greatly outweighed by the modest cost to prepare most agreements.