New Bill To Give Kenyans Prenuptial Agreement Option

New Matrimonial Property Bill to allow spouses-to-be a choice to predetermine how they will share property and spousal support in case of divorce.
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Marriage: prenuptial agreements bill to be passed


  • Kenya:  The Marriage Bill

    The Star, 8 December 2012

    There are two things in the proposed marriage bill that have given me pause. The first is the legalisation of polygamous marriages and the second is the designation of cohabiting ... read more »

  • Kenya:  New Traffic Regulations Offend Marriage Vows

    The Star, 4 December 2012

    According to Section 74 of the Marriage Bill, the imprisonment of your spouse for life or for a term of seven years may be evidence that a marriage has irretrievably broken down. ... read more »

  • Kenya:  The Wind of Change in Alimony Matters

    The Star, 21 November 2012

    Alimony is a legal obligation on a person to provide financial support to their spouse after marital separation and divorce. It is also known as maintenance in Britain and spousal ... read more »


  • Kenya:  Law Aims to Legalize Polygamy

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 20 November 2012

    Kenya is showing mixed reactions to the cabinet's recently approved Marriage Bill 2012. One of its most conversation-generating proposals is to legalize polygamy. read more »

  • Kenya:  Cleric Criticises Marriage Bill

    The Star, 14 November 2012

    THE head of the African Independent Pentecostal Church of Kenya Archbishop John Baptista Mugecha has criticised the Marriage Bill that was approved by the Cabinet last week. read more »

  • Kenya:  Cabinet Endorses 'Come We Stay' Unions

    The Star, 9 November 2012

    THE Cabinet has now endorsed the legalization of come-we-stay marriages which exceed a period of six months. read more »

  • Kenya:  Matrimonial Property Bill Should Be Implemented, Says Kituo Cha Sheria

    The Star, 27 October 2011

    Kituo cha Sheria now want Parliament to implement the Matrimonial Bill to protect women from being dispossessed of their matrimonial properties. According Benjamin Odhiambo of ... read more »