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Growing demand for pre-nup agreements
Bride and groom on their wedding day
Pre-nup agreements on the up
High profile divorces with record payouts have prompted a growth in pre-nuptial agreements.

Last year more than two-thirds of lawyers saw an increase in demand for pre-nuptial agreements, said business advisers Grant Thornton's.

Many lawyers attributed this increase to the publicity surrounding a number of high profile divorce cases.

Celebrity couples with "pre-nups" have also fuelled the demand for the agreements.

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