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A big concern of many people, is how to tell their partner they would like them to sign a Binding Financial Agreement.
It is often the case however:
If you are going to talk to your about about entering into a Binding Financial Agreement, you should firstly read our fact sheet What should you include in a Binding Financial Agreement, as that will give you a list of things you need to discuss with your partner.
The basics about Binding Financial Agreements are explained in the fact sheet What is a Binding Financial Agreement.
Are you able to you prepare your own Binding Financial Agreement without lawyers? Find the answer in our fact sheet Can I prepare a Binding Financial Agreement myself.
Are you eligible to enter into a Binding Financial Agreement with your partner. Find out in the fact sheet Who can enter into a Binding Financial Agreement.
When you enter into a Binding Financial Agreement with your spouse can be important. Read more in the fact sheet When can you enter into a Binding Financial Agreement.
You might think you have left it too long to enter into a Binding Financial Agreement. If so, you may be surprised by what you read in our fact sheet Is it too late to enter into a Binding Financial Agreement.
Did you know there are different types of Binding Financial Agreements and that if you do not use the correct type of Binding Financial Agreement it may later be set aside. See our fact sheet Types of Binding Financial Agreements & What type of BFA do I need for more information.
Can Binding Financial Agreements really protect your assets and future income? Find the answer in our fact sheet Are Binding Financial Agreements actually Binding.
If you are starting a new relationship, you might be thinking about the provisions of your Will or what might happen after you die. In any event you should be aware of the information in our fact sheet How having a Binding Financial Agreement might help your Succession Planning.
Read about the benefits of having a Binding Financial Agreement in our fact sheet What are the Advantages of a Binding Financial Agreement.
If you are concerned about any possible downside to having a Binding Financial Agreement, read our fact sheet What are the Disadvantages of a Binding Financial Agreement.
Can you change or update your Binding Financial Agreement? In what circumstances might a court declare your Agreement invalid? Find out the answers in our fact sheet Can a Binding Financial Agreement be set aside, updated or terminated.
If you have separated or have divorced and agreed with your former spouse about your property settlement division, then you must document that agreement in a legally binding and enforceable way. The fact sheet Should I use a Binding Financial Agreement or a Consent Order contains information helpful to you.
Michelle Beatty, Senior Lawyer
Other Questions answered in the Binding Financial Agreements Section
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