Financial Arrangements Arising From Separation Or Divorce
Choosing to separate or divorce can be a difficult and emotional time and when disagreements over finances are involved, this can often exacerbate the situation.
If you are negotiating a separation agreement or divorce and either party owns a business, depends on the other party, has children who depend on them or wish to contest assets, then you will benefit from obtaining professional legal advice. With decades of expertise in this field, our Family Law team are well qualified to assist.
We can advise in relation to the various financial claims available to couples upon a divorce, separation or dissolution of a civil partnership, including claims for periodical payments (maintenance), lump sums, pensions and orders in respect of property ownership. We are also able to advise and assist in relation to child maintenance and making claims through the Child Maintenance Service.
When working with you we will consider your financial needs and current circumstances and advise you on the best approach to the financial issues involved in your case, whether that be mediation, voluntary financial disclosure or an application to Court.
Should the case reach the Courts, there is a wide range of possible outcomes. Courts have the power to order parties to pay regular payments or lump sums to one another, transfer property and other assets and determine pension entitlements. We will work hard to make sure that such decisions are made with your best interests in mind. We have extensive experience of successfully working with high net worth clients as well as those of more modest means, so regardless of your personal circumstances we are confident that we will be able to assist.
What We Can Offer You
Over the years, our Family Law team have cultivated a strong reputation for providing a flexible, well informed and cost-effective service. Our key personnel have been working together for over a decade and can offer a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of Family Law. We can assist you with the following financial matters:
- Family Home/Property
- Child Maintenance and Financial Support
- Assets and Debts
- Valuing and Protecting Business Assets
- Pension Entitlements
- Separation Agreements
- Family Trusts
- Splitting Assets
- Inheritance and Divorce
From guidance and advice through to legal representation at Court, our Family Law team are ready to help you.
Our Past Cases
Below are some examples of financial arrangements cases that our Family Law team have conducted in the past:
- Acting for numerous parties in financial remedy proceedings including conducting own advocacy.
- Acting on behalf of high value client with regard to division of financial assets.
- Acting for clients with significant business interest which involved consideration as to how such assets should be valued and dealt with.