Our family lawyers are skilled at reviewing, negotiating and drafting marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements. Many people do not fully understand the financial implications when taking the big step to move in with a partner or getting married. Our lawyers provide thorough advice regarding the rights and responsibilities that arise and assist clients to create a mutually agreeable contract, containing terms that address their assets and incomes in ways with which they are comfortable. Whether the assets and other considerations are relatively straightforward or highly complex, taking the time to plan at the outset can save untold cost, stress and time later on.
The breakdown of a relationship can be difficult for both parties. This is compounded when factoring in the numerous decisions that lay ahead with respect to custody and access, the division of assets, support, and matrimonial home considerations. Our lawyers use their expertise and knowledge to guide and advice clients through decisions with compassion and professionalism.
Our lawyers work with clients on a comprehensive plan for their separation and divorce, negotiating all relevant factors with the other party in an effort to eliminate the need to engage in costly and time-consuming litigation.
The disclosure of assets is an important factor in nearly all family law matters. Failure to disclose finances and assets can lead to undesirable consequences being imposed by the court. In situations where the other party appears less than forthright with respect to their own disclosure, our lawyers will do everything possible to uncover hidden assets, and may engage the assistance of experts where necessary.
Disclosure of assets may be a relatively straightforward process, or it can be complicated by the existence of trust arrangements, business holdings and more. Our lawyers are experienced in navigating these situations, and will work with our clients each step of the way, no matter how simple or complex his or her particular circumstances are.
Our lawyers have the benefit of their experience in related areas of law, and as such can advice you on matters related to divorce, such as the rearrangement of complex business holdings, variations to estate plans, and assorted real estate transactions.