Top 10 tips for a more amicable divorce
Going through a divorce can be an extremely lengthy, emotional and distressing process, particularly if parties disagree on how the divorce proceedings should look.
The team specialise in the financial aspects in both the contemplation of marriage or cohabitation, and where issues arise upon parties separating, whether this is in relation to divorce or dissolution, or where the parties are not married. We will also provide expert advice in respect of navigating a new normal concerning child arrangements following a separation.
Further, our specialist lawyers’ knowledge and expertise extends to more complex issues arising where there are allegations of domestic abuse or where a parent seeks to remove a child permanently inside and outside of the UK.”Call: 01740 646000
If you and your partner enter into a pre- or post-nuptial agreement in the contemplation of marriage or receiving assets after you have married, you can determine in advance how your assets would be shared should you separate.
Our team includes specialists who can advise on and draft pre- and post-nuptial agreements to protect your assets in the event of your marriage or civil partnership breaking down or where there is to be a change in your circumstances after you have married.Pre-nuptial
For various reasons, both adults and children may consider changing their names. For a number of reasons, a parent may wish to change their child’s name.
Changing your name as an adult is a relatively simple procedure but making a request to change the name of a child can become a complex process. We guide you through the process of changing your name or that of your child, providing you with as much or as little legal support as you may require.
When married couples or couples who have entered a civil partnership are separating it is necessary to consider the financial needs of both parties and for the children. No case is ever the same and, therefore, no two cases will settle on identical terms. We will take the time with you to understand your situation, tailoring an approach that is specific to your needs.
There will be early consideration as to what capital assets including the family home, land, business interests and pensions are involved and how such should be distributed. Further, there will be consideration around available income and how such can be addressed.Financial Issues
Ensuring that your children are well looked after is one of the main priorities particularly when separating from the other parent.
We recognise that disputes involving children can be particularly emotive and we have significant expertise to guide you through reaching agreements outside of court proceedings but also the expertise and knowledge to assist you if court proceedings become necessary.Arrangement Orders
Domestic abuse happens in all groups and sections of society and is not exclusively by men against women. It can also be understood and experienced differently based on your age, gender, sexuality, culture, class, disability, or mental health.
The paramount consideration is to secure your safety and we can provide legal advice as to the most appropriate steps to take.Domestic abuse
A cohabitation agreement gives cohabiting couples - or couples considering living together - the opportunity to clarify how they intend to own property or acquire an interest in such, and also provides for the ways in which they would deal with their financial affairs if they were to separate.
To ensure you are fully informed of your legal position prior to moving in together, will ensure you and your assets, and the assets of your partner are protected should anything go wrong.Cohabitation
The Private Family Law Team provide a range of expert lawyers who can give the right level of support for the issues involved in and at a cost appropriate to the issues in your case. Having a trusted legal representative on side to support you through your journey is vital and they can seek to reduce any unnecessary stress that comes in a difficult period.
To speak to a member of our Private Family Law Team, contact us today on 01740 646000, or fill in our online enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch.Call: 01740 646000
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