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We draft marriage contracts for international people and often act in collaboration with lawyers from other countries. The following information is provided for informational purposes only. He must be examined by a lawyer from the local court before responding. If you are married or in a registered partnership, both spouses have matrimonial rights to the other spouse`s property. If the marriage or registered partnership is dissolved due to death or divorce, the matrimonial property regime means the right to receive half of the remaining combined property of the spouses when the property is divided. A marriage contract allows you and your spouse to agree that neither of you has matrimonial rights to the other spouse`s property or any part of it. The Brønnøysund Register Centre, Norway`s central registration authority, contains a register of marriages. This register contains agreements between spouses who regulate their property in a manner other than that automatically resulting from matrimonial law. For example, if the spouses want to register a separation of property, they must form a marriage. If the marriage regulations are intended to provide protection against creditors, they must be registered in the register of marriage regulations. The same provisions apply to registered partners. When people with international ties are considering marriage and thinking about a marriage agreement, they must consider the international implications of their proposed agreements.

We draft marriage contracts for international people and often act in collaboration with lawyers from other countries. We usually recommend an initial conference call with Mr. Morley to discuss relevant issues and possible steps. The following information is provided for informational purposes only. He must be examined by a lawyer from the local court before responding. MARRIAGE TREATIES IN AUSTRALIA Prenutial contracts, known as binding financial agreements, first became enforceable in Australia in 2000 with the passage of the Family Law Amendment Act 2000. Part VIIIA of the Family Law Act contains special provisions on the supervision of these agreements by family law lawyers. This can cause significant problems if spouses who are parties to a non-Australian marriage or post-marriage contract move to Australia or if one of the spouses has Australian citizenship or if there is another basis for the Australian Family Court to have jurisdiction over a potential divorce case….