This section provides an overview of Financial Settlements on divorce.
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The Law on Finances
What does the law say about how assets should be divided on divorce. What are the main principles involved in deciding on a fair settlement? What factors are taken into account?
Step by Step Process
What is the process for agreeing a financial settlement? How do I know what assets my spouse owns? How do we decide what is fair? What happens if my spouse won't talk or co-operate.
What is the difference between a separation agreement, a consent order and a clean break agreement ? Which one do I need to get? What do these agreements look like?