When a marriage or civil partnership comes to end, it is essential to assess not only the immediate financial impact on both of you, but also to assess your long term financial needs and those of the children, so that the process to reach a financial settlement can begin.
Each case is unique and reaching a financial settlement is often complex work requiring skill, experience and delicate negotiation. In most cases, both of you will be required to provide each other with details of your income, assets and liabilities.
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At K J Smith Solicitors we are experienced in handling financial matters ranging from the straightforward through to the highly complex, which may involve less obvious assets such as trusts and off shore assets.
The process of reaching a financial settlement varies depending on the range of issues. Sometimes financial settlements can be reached without the need of taking it to Court, whereas other cases can only be settled in the courtroom.
Whatever the process the objective is to achieve a financial settlement which can then be incorporated into a document called a Consent Order. Once approved by the Court this is legally binding. Whether or not the Consent Order is approved by the Court depends upon whether the Court considers the terms to be fair and equitable to both parties.
We offer a free initial 45 minute appointment to give you the opportunity to meet us and find out more about traditional divorce before deciding if you wish to proceed in instructing us to act on your behalf.
Please contact K J Smith Solicitors today on 01491 630000 (Henley on Thames), 020 7070 0330 (London), 0118 418 1000 (Reading), 01753 325000 (Windsor), 01256 584000 (Basingstoke), 01483 370100 (Guildford), 01494 629000 (Beaconsfield), 01235 375500 (Abingdon) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have offices in Henley-on-Thames, London, Reading, Windsor, Basingstoke, Guildford, Beaconsfield and Abingdon and provide Financial Settlement within Divorce services across a wide range of other areas including Gerrards Cross, Maidenhead, Marlow, Oxford, Slough, Wokingham, and High Wycombe.