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    Deborah Jeff features in eprivateclient discussing prenuptial agreements

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    Deborah discusses a recent case that made headlines, as an example of why the law regarding prenups needs clarifying.

    Head of Family Deborah Jeff discusses the recent case of the hotel concierge and the Avon heiress who divorced after 10 years of marriage. The judge, referring to three principles of family law - needs, compensation and sharing - ruled to dismiss the terms of their prenup, which would have left the husband with nothing. As Deborah points out, this case reminds us that the court will have the last word in assessing the weight given to the terms agreed.

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