Financial Settlements

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Financial Settlements

There are various financial aspects that need to be considered when a marriage or civil partnership breaks down. The division of finances and assets is a common aspect of both divorce and separations. Often negotiations of this nature can lead to acrimonious disputes if not handled with care and professionalism.

Our team of expert solicitors can assist in providing you with legal advice towards pension sharing orders, lump sums, maintenance or periodic payments, transfer of property and variations of previous orders. We are able to help in negotiating settlements and can even provide you with options that may reduce any legal fees.

Child maintenance is also included when dealing with financial settlements; whereby our team can help you decide or negotiate what level of maintenance should be payable. This area of law can be highly complex where one party is not willing to compromise.

We strongly advise you that pension sharing orders must be considered in your financial settlement if you decide to end your relationship with your partner. The courts are able to make an order for a pension to be shared or, alternatively, you can offset a pension fund value against other matrimonial assets that you attain. We can advise you on a third option known as earmarking. This is where a percentage of inheritance from the income of the pension is awarded to the other party.

At Ansham White Solicitors, we know that no two cases are the same. An individual’s personal circumstances will greatly dictate their financial settlement. Therefore, we will work alongside you and tailor our advice to fit your needs. This will ensure that we will provide you with the most satisfactory outcome possible.

The founding Director, Shamim Ibrahim has 20+ years of experience in dealing with financial settlement matters. Throughout this time, she has built up and trained a team of individuals whom maintain her high quality standard of work to ensue that our clients receive professional yet personable advice throughout their matter.

Please call us today to arrange an initial fixed fee consultation, our family team will be more than happy to help. We have offices based in North Harrow and the City of London which have nearby parking and good transport links.  If you are calling from overseas or are unable to attend our office, we are able to conduct a video consultation via either Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

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