LONDON — Britain's Prince William will marry his longtime girlfriend of eight years Kate Middleton in London in 2011, the royal family said Tuesday. It is believed that the pair will wed in the spring or summer. What a wedding that will be for us all to watch. Recent speculation about the site of the event has focused on Westminster Abbey, where the funeral for the prince's mother, Princess Diana, was held in 1997. But the palace remained mum on details. Prince William, second in line to the throne has informed The Queen and other close members of his family it has been reported. He even sought the permission of Miss Middleton's father. How old So is a Prenuptial Agreement in store for this royal couple? Landmark cases in the UK reveal an encouraging trend for courts to enforce the Prenuptial Agreement. Despite the fact that there is no legal obligation for courts in England and Wales to take the prenuptial wishes into consideration, recent decisions indicate that things are going in that direction. So does that mean Middleton will sign one? Likely not. It appears it is not in line with the Royals though process on marriage and Prince Williams understating of his royal duties. Middleton is not from the aristocracy. Her parents worked for British Airways before founding Party Pieces, a successful party-supply business. She works for the family business. But her background is acceptable, and perhaps even an advantage, as the British monarchy prepares to modernize and streamline in an age of austerity.