Financial Arrangements

financial arrangementsDo you need legal advice regarding financial arrangements following your separation or divorce?

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Financial disputes most commonly arise among couples who are separating or divorcing. Negotiating such disputes can be exceptionally challenging and stressful.

At Elite Law, our goal is to help you decide how to divide the financial resources available in a way that enables you to get on with your life with as little disruption as possible. When you instruct us, we will sit down with, and find out what you want to achieve. We will then establish whether your aims are reasonable and begin discussions with the other side. We examine:

  • The family home — How is it to be dealt with? Should it be sold or transferred to one party?
  • Income — This may involve looking at how income can be boosted through maximising benefits such as working tax credits and child support entitlements.
  • Pensions — Sometimes a pension is worth more than the family home so its value should always be ascertained. If you have given up work to look after children, and you have a reduced pension as a result, it is important to take this into account.

We have a wealth of experience in resolving a wide range of financial disputes. We are accredited by Resolution as specialising in financial remedy proceedings advocacy and are also accredited by the Law Society as members of their Family Law Panel. This demonstrates our knowledge, skill and expertise in this area of law.

We act for clients in Amersham, Chesham, Holmer Green, Hazlemere, Widmer End, Great Kingshill, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth, Beaconsfield, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross and throughout Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

If you need advice or assistance on financial arrangements following your separation or divorce please call us on 0800 086 2929, email info@elitelawsolicitors.co.uk or complete our Free Online Enquiry Form to arrange a free, no-obligation discussion with one of our accredited family law solicitors.

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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 solicitors 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.

How Our Financial Arrangements Solicitors Can Help

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.

An experienced and accredited solicitor will have an initial consultation with you, free of charge, to discuss your situation in more detail. Once we understand your circumstances better, we can provide you with a clearer understanding of how we can help you.  We will also provide you with a price quotation and a choice of funding methods at the outset.

Make A Free Enquiry

Call 0800 086 2929, email info@elitelawsolicitors.co.uk or complete our Free Online Enquiry Form to arrange a free, no-obligation discussion and let one of our accredited solicitors explain your legal rights and options.

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Christopher Dolton

Solicitor and Accredited Mediator
Family Law and Divorce

“I would like to say a thank you to you, and also your team, for guiding me through this process and alleviating me of the stress of the situation. It has been greatly appreciated and I will recommend you to any one in need of similar services.”

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