You will need to deal with joint bank accounts as part of any financial agreement or order. Usually these are closed or transferred into the name of one of you. You and your spouse, civil partner or partner will use accounts set up in your sole names moving forwards.
If you are married or in a civil partnership, accounts in one of your sole names or held jointly with someone else should still be included in any discussions about an overall settlement.
You will need to deal with joint bank accounts as part of any financial agreement.Find out more about sorting out joint bank accounts
The type of account you need will depend on what you want to use it for, savings, day to day expenditure or something else.Find out more about opening your own bank account