The family finance team has a considerable depth of experience in dealing with all aspects of financial work that relates to the breakdown of family relationships. Although we typically represent husbands and wives following divorce proceedings we increasing represent cohabitees, same sex couples, children, parents and third parties who may intervene in financial disputes, such as companies or trustees.

We have particular experience in the following areas:

  • Financial remedy on divorce involving:
  • Business assets, including farming cases
  • Family trusts – both in this country and out of the jurisdiction
  • Bankruptcy and IVA’s
  • Hidden assets
  • Injunctions and the dissipation of assets
  • Short marriages
  • Military pensions
  • Cases involving serious misconduct
  • Maintenance for both children and spouses
  • Variation and enforcement of orders
  • Financial relief after overseas divorce
  • Pre-nuptial and separation agreements
  • Civil partnership disputes
  • Claims under Schedule 1 of the Children Act (including applications to pay university fees)
  • Child support
  • Trusts of land and cohabitee disputes
  • Claims under the inheritance act
  • Appeals
  • Early neutral evaluations (private FDR’s)

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