Why prenups are on the rise

Prenuptial agreements are untested in Irish law, but they are increasing.

21st June, 2008

Prenuptial agreements are untested in Irish law, but they are increasing.

It has been said that nothing ends romance quicker than the word ‘prenup���. However, more and more Irish couples are choosing to draw up prenuptial agreements.

In 2007, a working group reporting to the minister for justice highlighted the need for couples to have independent legal advice to try to ensure some degree of equality in the negotiation of these contracts.

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