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Considering how shared finances can be divided to support separate households can feel complex and overwhelming. Our tailored legal advice will help you untangle these issues and create a staged plan to tackle them, for example focusing on:
- Immediate financial concerns
From managing day-to-day bills to finding out what financial resources are available to you, we work with you to alleviate some of the anxiety and uncertainty surrounding the beginning of life apart.
- Long-term financial solutions
Pensions, savings, a shared business, the children’s education… We can help you secure long-term considerations for your family.
How we can help
Every family or couple have different financial situations, priorities and goals. So to identify how we can help, we first get to know what’s most important to you. Then we support you to overcome short-term challenges and move forward with certainty and peace of mind.
Contact us to find out more about how our help could guide and support you
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- The Money Advice Service
- The divorce and separation calculator, is a tool that can help you to make sense of your financial situation.
- Child Maintenance Service (CMS): The Child Maintenance Service or Child Support Agency (CSA) calculates and collects child maintenance The website contains a maintenance calculator and information leaflets
- The Land Registry: Provides details of property ownership, which are helpful to attach to your form E
- The State Pension: Information on the state pension, with forms to print off
- A life expectancy calculator which helps to calculate your life expectancy for maintenance as well as pensions
“Your guidance and steadfastness when things were getting difficult will always be appreciated. Your calm, knowledgeable and meticulous approach kept the good ship afloat when it was in danger of floundering. Many thanks.”
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