Family Law

Divorces & Finances

Going through a Divorce or Separation can be a difficult and uncertain time. The last thing you need is further stress and complications caused by disagreements about your finances.

As experienced divorce solicitors, our 5-star rated team work diligently to secure the best outcome for our clients. Our team provides bespoke legal advice in all financial areas of Divorce, including:

  • Financial Settlements
  • Financial Court Orders
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Child Maintenance

If you need confidential and expert legal advice, contact our friendly family law team today.

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Maureen is the Client Support and New Business Director of Burt Brill & Cardens.

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Burt Brill & Cardens have supported me for the last two years, sorting out what at the time felt to be a complicated and nearly impossible divorce... someone as experienced, understanding, down-to-earth and highly supportive was more than I could have hoped for.

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Divorces & Finances

Financial Court Orders

Many divorcing couples are not aware that a Final Order will not protect them from a claim by their ex-spouse. Even if you have legally divorced, if you do not obtain a legally binding financial order from the Court, your ex-spouse could make a financial claim against you at any… Learn More

Inheritance and Divorce

Are you worried that your inheritance will be thrown into the ring of your financial settlement? Our expert Divorce and finance solicitor, Daniel Mattess, shares 3 key questions that your divorce solicitor should ask when looking to protect inheritance from being shared with your spouse. Need urgent advice now about… Learn More

Dividing Assets

Every couple, and every divorce, is unique. There are no set rules when it comes to diving assets. Instead, the Courts and the solicitors of each party will determine how assets should be divided based on a number of factors such as income and value of assets, standard of living,… Learn More

Maintenance Claims

Spousal maintenance is payment made from one spouse to another every month as part of your financial settlement upon Divorce. This is not the same as child maintenance, which can also be paid as part of your financial agreement to cover living costs for any children from the marriage. If… Learn More

Divorce and Pensions

If you are facing Divorce and starting to think about your finances, it is important to remember that any pensions that you have accrued may be taken into account when agreeing upon a financial settlement with your ex. Every couple, and every Divorce, is different. Family Courts and the solicitors… Learn More

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