Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-When are they planning to marry?
-Do they have any children, if so how old?
-What other assets do they both have?
Thank you for confirming. I am afraid that they have a very short time frame before the marriage. She should have considered entering into a pre-nuptial agreement which sets out how assets and finances should be settled in the event of the divorce. However, it is usual that once the pre-nuptial agreement is finalised that there is adequate time for both of them to reflect on the agreement prior to the marriage - which should usually be at least a few months.
In the circumstances she can consider entering into a post-nuptial agreement after the marriage, which is similar to a pre-nuptial agreement but takes place after the marriage.
You should also be aware that under current English law, a pre and post-nuptial agreement is not always 100% binding and the court has the power to ignore such agreement in the event of the divorce if the needs of children or both parties are not met at the time of the divorce.
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