Couples are able to attempt to plan and make provision for the division of their assets in the event of the breakdown of their relationship, either before or after they get married or enter a civil partnership.

Our Family Law team can help negotiate, draft and advise you on suitable terms for both pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Both agreements can set out ownership of all belongings (including money, assets and property) and try to explain how they will be divided in the event of divorce or dissolution.

This is a very complex and fast-moving area of law. If you are entering, or have entered into a marriage/civil partnership with unequal financial contributions, you should seek legal advice urgently.

How we can help

When a marriage or civil partnership breaks down, the starting point will be to consider the division of assets. Our experts are here to help advise you about what would be an appropriate division, taking into account a variety of factors, such as the length of the marriage/partnership, your respective needs, and looking at your circumstances – and in the absence of an agreement, what kind of order a court would make.

You may wish to consider a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement, the purpose of which is to manage your financial circumstances upon separation, and how you would wish to divide your assets. Our team will provide advice regarding the preparation and completion of these agreements, together with advice regarding their enforceability.

Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year

Our Family Law team have been recognised by the 2024 Modern Law Private Client Awards, where Fosters Solicitors has been shortlisted for three awards, including Law Firm of the Year.

Recognised and recommended

Recognised by The Legal 500 UK, our Family Law team is ‘very understanding and listens well‘.

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