Preparing for a break-up

Pre and post-nuptial agreements are becoming more popular with couples – and with the courts charged with considering them

27th February, 2010

Businessman Roderick MacLeod thought he had al l the bases covered to protect his €16 million fortune. He and his wife, Marcia - 22 years his junior - signed not just one, but two post-nuptial agreements.

US citizens Roderick and Marcia married in Florida on St Valentine’s Day1994 - the second marriage for both of them. A pre-nuptial agreement - recognised by Florida state law - was made on their wedding day. It provided that both...

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