Our divorce lawyers have specialist experience in helping couples to navigate the complexities of divorce, including negotiating financial settlements to secure a fair split of any assets. There are penalties for hiding assets in a divorce and both parties should fully disclose all of their assets and financial circumstances to each other.
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For most people, sorting out their finances can be one of the most challenging elements of a divorce. However, by not taking the right steps to protect your finances and pensions, you could be put at a financial disadvantage.
Ending a civil partnership is always a difficult decision to make and consideration will need to be given to how each party can begin to move forward with their lives.
In financial mediation, we will make sure details of finances are obtained and supported with documentation so that all the discussions can take place with the full facts.
Mediation is an entirely voluntary process. In most cases, you will need to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) before issuing court proceedings. After the MIAM the mediator will issue a MIAM certificate which is required to accompany your application to court.
When you have children it is vital for parents to be able to discuss arrangements for them. In mediation, we will provide legal information and make sure all options are considered, including some neither of you may have thought about. We will support you both to express what you each feel and want and ensure we all listen and really hear one another.