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Category Archives: Prenuptial

Financial planning for couples married with the accrual system

What couples need to be aware of when making financial decisions. Image: Shutterstock If you’re married out of community of property with the accrual system, you will have an ante-nuptial contract in place which sets out the financial consequences of … Continue reading

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Choosing a matrimonial property regime

Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of each matrimonial property regime. Reprinted from moneyweb.co.za – by  Eric Jordaan – Crue Invest (Pty) Ltd – 2020-08-18 Image: Shutterstock One of the most important decisions to make before getting married is choosing a … Continue reading

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What to do before you say ‘I do’

The importance of choosing the right matrimonial property regime We’ve written a lot about marriage finances and the importance of antenuptial (and postnuptial) contracts. The decisions you make before the wedding will impact on your union until it ends – … Continue reading

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The financial consequences of your marriage contract

How your choice of matrimonial property regime can impact you. Divorce Attorney Cape Town has written a lot about ante-nuptial contracts (ANCs), matrimonial property regime, pension splitting, and many other aspects of marriage and divorce law and finances. This article … Continue reading

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Getting married? What you and your spouse need to know about your credit rating

Planning a wedding is a romantic time. It is also a time of considerable financial and practical consideration, as weddings are an expensive business. However, couples often fail to look beyond the wedding to the financial consequences of their marriage. … Continue reading

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Divorce finances: It takes five years to recover financially after a divorce

This article from iol.co.za about divorce finances illustrates the importance of considering your marital regime carefully and protecting your assets with an antenuptial (or postnuptial) contract. Emotions — and expenses — often run high during a divorce, but people and … Continue reading

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Protect your intellectual property with a prenup

It’s complicated: Why more and more tech start-up founders are demanding prenups Young couples contemplating marriage often think of antenuptial contracts, or “prenups“, as something either for their wealthy counterparts or for second marriages, when each partner is bringing a … Continue reading

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Prenuptial agreements – Know the basics

We’ve seen it so often in Hollywood blockbusters. The rich husband drops a bomb on his (usually much younger) wife just before she is to make it down the aisle. The words “I think we should get a prenup”, are … Continue reading

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