Generally speaking, all the assets (the house, cars, savings etc.) are considered “matrimonial assets” regardless of who bought them or whose name they are held in. Firstly, there needs to be full disclosure of all assets, along with any liabilities and details of income, pensions and businesses. Once you have exchanged this information we can assist you in trying to reach an amicable agreement over how to divide the assets between you and your spouse. If agreement cannot be reached, it may be necessary to ask the Court to help make a decision for you. This very much depends on your family’s circumstances – e.g. how long you have been married, whether there are minor children, and what other assets and income you each have. The Divorce Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 came into force on 6th April 2022 and created a new procedure enabling parties to divorce on a … Read More
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- In the law of evidence, the client can refuse to divulge and prohibit anyone else from disclosing confidential communications transmitted to and from the attorney.
- So if you live in Northern Ireland, please read our information about Enduring power of attorney and controllership.
- The best and most cost effective way to guarantee that the person you want is responsible for managing your affairs, should you become unable to, is to apply for an LPA while you are still in good health.
- You should use form LP3 to notify the people named in your LPA,