Financial advice on marriage and dissolution

Clear and practical advice on sorting out your finances if things go wrong…

Our team of specialist family solicitors can provide insightful, jargon-free advice on the financial circumstances of your divorce or dissolution and how to achieve the best settlement for you.

Whether your only asset is the equity in your home, or you have a complex portfolio of trusts and investments, our family law experts have the in-depth expertise to guide you through the process, including issues around:

  • Real estate (UK and international)
  • Family businesses
  • Partnerships
  • Interests in public companies, including share options
  • On and offshore trusts
  • Pensions
  • High net worth individuals (based in the UK or internationally)

You may have already reached a tentative settlement with your spouse, or you may want our initial opinion before handling the negotiations yourself.

Some clients prefer to take a collaborative approach, reaching an agreement through transparent negotiations, while others are looking for incisive legal representation to protect their interests at court hearings or injunction applications.

If you're already divorced, we can advise you on the possibility of increasing your maintenance payments. And if you divorced or separated overseas, we can explain how it affects your situation in the UK.

Whatever your circumstances, we use our experience to find the most cost effective solution for achieving the outcome you want, while our level of involvement is flexible to suit your specific needs.

If your case requires additional expert advice, such as a barrister, forensic accountant, surveyor, actuary or other specialist, we have an extensive network of tried and tested contacts to call on.

Child support

We can advise on applications for child maintenance and assist in negotiations to reach child maintenance agreements on divorce/dissolution or separation.

Pre or post marital agreements

Also called pre or post nuptial agreements, giving thought to what might happen to your financial assets at the outset of a relationship is both a sensible and pragmatic way of protecting yourself for the future, particularly where there may be an imbalance of assets, or you have monies you would wish to ring fence from a previous relationship. Should things go wrong, you will have a clear idea of where you stand and there is a documented account of your intentions at the time you became involved.

We offer a free 30 minute consultation on financial matters.

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