Louwrens Koen Attorneys provides expert guidance on Antenuptial Contracts (ANCs) in South Africa. Family Law,
When it comes to Antenuptial Contracts (ANCs), it is important to understand their significance and what they entail. This document may be just as important as your last will and testament in many cases. In this article, we aim to provide an overview of an ANC and its implications for those who choose to sign it in South Africa. An ANC is a contract between future spouses that regulates several aspects of their marriage, including:
Under South African law, an ANC determines the marriage regime under which the couple will fall into. There are three types of regimes:
It is crucial to have a full understanding of the implications of each regime before signing an ANC. It is also important to note that an ANC is a contract, and both parties must fully understand and agree to its terms for it to be considered valid. For any questions regarding the drafting of an ANC, please contact Louwrens Koen Attorneys.