Think about it. If you engage a law firm to draft your document, first you will need a face to face meeting to flesh out the details. Your lawyer will ask:
Your lawyer will require your:
You will need to provide all this information, and you may need a number of face to face meetings. If a binding financial agreement is the right path for you, you already know the answers to these questions.
Remember every time you meet with a lawyer, their meter will be running.
You may need to take time off work, and travel to meet your lawyer, and who knows how many follow up emails or meetings you will need until you get the final draft.
It’s expensive, it’s time-consuming, it’s stressful and it’s real pain in the neck.
Don’t be fooled into thinking your agreement is somehow different to everyone else and will be drafted from scratch. Law firms have always used template agreements, and your lawyer will start by populating one with the information you provide.
In contrast, by using our Prenup Kit, you can sit down and work out your arrangements in your own time without worrying about mounting legal fees.
If you have all the information you need about the details of the property division and you know how to use Microsoft word, why would you pay a lawyer upwards of $300 per hour to populate a form?
Doesn’t it make more sense to do this part yourself?
The reality is, most couples have relatively simple arrangement and preparing your prenup agreement will be much easier than you might think, especially if you have someone to help you along the way.
All you need is;
Fortunately, RP Emery realised reducing the lawyers time on your matter will result in substantial savings, without effecting the quality of the final document.
We have negotiated a reduced fixed rate for our customers with several Nationally accredited lawyers who specialise in financial agreements, who can provide Legal advice over the phone and via email.
No travelling, no time off work, and legal professionals who have completed thousands of agreements that are similar to yours.
With communication speeds as quick as they are, the legal industry is slowly changing, and completing a BFA template before you seek legal advice has proven to be a game changer.
RP Emery’s Binding Financial Agreement kits and legal review system gives you precisely the same result as if you paid thousands to have a lawyer draft the document from scratch, and it will generally cost less than $. Compare that to your other options.
If you are not intending to get married, and wish to live together, you can still make a financial agreement under s90UB or s90UC.
If you are planning on getting married soon it is inadvisable to enter a prenuptial agreement within two (2) weeks of your wedding. You won’t find this warning anywhere in the Act it’s just something our lawyers believe could go to proving undue influence.
If the wedding day is imminent and you don’t have enough time to formalise your agreement before the wedding, you can always make a Post Nuptial Agreement after the wedding.
Important note: The Family Law Act requires each party to receive independent legal advice before signing the agreement. This ensures both parties fully comprehend their rights before entering the agreement and prevents misunderstandings.
Our financial agreement Legal Review Package is available as an option with this agreement. Watch the video below to learn how it works.
This video shows you how the Document Review Service works – Obtain the Legal Advice component of your Financial Agreement at a low fixed price.
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