Financial Matters

Dividing and protecting your assets.  We are members of Resolution.

If you’re planning a divorce, dividing  your finances is often one of the most stressful and disputed parts of the process.

Your goal is to reach an agreement about how you’ll split your assets and any debt. It’s easier if you can do this between yourselves.

We can make your agreement legally binding through a consent order. This makes it enforceable if your ex-spouse or civil partner changes their mind in the future. If you’re unable to agree between yourselves, we can help through mediation, negotiation or a roundtable meeting. It doesn’t have to be a battle and using a solicitor doesn’t mean you have to go court.

What Am I Entitled To?

There’s no set formula, rules or entitlement for dividing finances on divorce. The goal is to reach a fair settlement for everyone. Any financial settlement (the agreement between you and your spouse to separate your money and assets) is based on your situation.  Book our free 15 minute consulation to understand your options.

Divorce Strategy Session

Clients find this 60 minute session a helpful way to get detailed legal advice about their options, in particular about parenting or dividing finances.

These sessions are designed to help you plan your next steps and explore your options. We find that reaching an agreement early on can save you time and money in the end.

If you would us to review any documents, let our office know in advance. 

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Get A Clean Break

A simple way to protect your future finances is a Clean Break Order. It stops you or your spouse from making a claim against eachother in the future. Both parties need to agree to the application. 

Divide Your Finances (both parties agree)

If you and your partner agree how to divide your finances, we will draft and submit all of the paperwork and court bundles for your Consent Order. 

Negotiate Your Financial Agreement (voluntary basis)

If you’re unable to agree how to divide your finances, we liaise and negotiate with the other party. This package is a useful way to reduce ongoing costs. 

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We advise on a wide range of issues. Book your free 15 minute consultation to discuss your situation.

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We Want to Keep It Friendly

As members of Resolution, our goal is to help you reach an agreement with your partner. It doesn’t have to be a battle.

We help you plan your next steps and explore your options. We find that reaching an agreement about parenting or financial issues can save you time and money in the end.

How Can A Clean Break Order Help?
Your divorce application legally dissolves your marriage and brings it to an end. But, it does not end your financial obligations.

And because there is no time limit for making a financial claim, your ex can make an application many years after you finalise your divorce. For example, if you win the lottery or your business makes a profit, your ex-spouse could file a claim.

A Clean Break Order does exactly what it says…it gives you a clean break from your spouse. This is a future protection tool – it’s useful if you don’t have any assets and both agree to the order. 

Our fixed fee is £1500 (+VAT) and the court application fee. Speak to our team on 01274 727373 to find out more.

Find out your options with our free 15 minute consultation. Speak to our team on 01274 727373. 

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Divide Your Finances (agreed)
A Consent Order makes any agreement between you and your partner legally binding. If your agreement is not legally binding, a court cannot enforce it if there are any issues later.

A consent order is a legal document that confirms your agreement. It explains how you’re going to divide up assets like:

  • pensions
  • property
  • savings
  • investments

Our ‘Divide Your Finances’ (if you both agree) fixed fee is £2000 (+VAT) and the court application fee. This package is only available if both you and your partner agree on how to split your assets. 

  • solicitor consultation
  • we draft your agreement and submit it for approval to the court.
  • we manage the process.

To find out your options, book our free 15 minute consultation on 01274 727373. 

Negotiate Order - How Can It Help?

We use our experience to negotitate with your ex-partner or their solicitor.

We will draft and submit all of the paperwork and court bundles for your Consent Order.

Please note that any voluntary financial disclosure wlll be charged at our hourly rate. If you’d like to get started or find out more, please book your free 15 minute consultation on 01274 727373. 

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Advice when you need it & where you need it

We offer advice and support anywhere in England & Wales. We know many of our clients prefer the privacy and discretion of online advice, so we invest in the latest digital software and encryption.

Get advice by phone, video or in-person at our offices in London and Bradford.  When you use SKB Law, you’ll access digital forms, online payment methods, personalised care  and court representation anywhere in England or Wales.

We work with your budget

We think you’ll find our pricing is fair, transparent and competitive. Many of our legal packages are fixed fees (the price you pay is set in advance). If your case is more complicated or you have a set budget, we may suggest our hourly rate services.

Our fees are in line with Government guidance. And you have peace of mind that our work is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Even though I was based in London, SKB Law were extremely sensitive, vigilant and thorough with my divorce proceedings. I had a devious and tricky ex, so it was incredibly stressful. SKB were very understanding and supportive as I was very nervous and emotional, this made me feel very supported and empowered. I’m super happy with my result and will certainly be returning to them for any future advice and have already recommended them to others.

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