Illnesses such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease can reduce a sufferer's mental capacity so much that they can no longer manage their affairs. In such circumstances, a close relative is often given responsibility for the person's finances and for other duties, such as the administration of an estate or even drawing up their will. This role is referred to as 'Court of Protection Deputyship'.
If you've been asked to take on this role, you may be wondering what's involved.
These days it's common practice to consider getting a prenuptial agreement, or prenup, drawn up by a family solicitor before you tie the knot. But what issues does a prenup cover and do you really need one? Read on to find out more.
What does a prenup do?
The purpose of a prenup is to protect both parties from the legal implications of divorce or death. In the case of a potential divorce, a prenup agreement can;
A large number of people think that a divorce case can only have two outcomes. The first of these outcomes is a judgement in favour of the husband, while the second is a judgment in favour of the wife. Not known to many is the fact that divorce proceedings can have a third outcome whereby the presiding judge refuses to divorce the two parties.
Answers to two common questions about divorce denial are provided herein.