The Courts in England and Wales have a wide discretion regarding the division of assets. The law which governs this area is complex, and it is crucial that you take early advice from a member of our team who will be able to help you understand your options. We will explain the financial claims which can be pursed on your behalf and will discuss what is suitable for you based on what you want for the future.

The types of orders which the court can make are:

  • spousal maintenance
  • a sale or transfer of property
  • a sale of business
  • payment of lump sums
  • a share of any pensions

We will discuss with you whether these claims are applicable to your circumstances. We will also explain the factors which are considered when working out how assets should be divided.