Posted by The Family Law Company on 19th December 2011

Finances (previously known as Ancillary Relief) are one of the biggest issues facing separating couples during the divorce process and how you deal with your finances can have more of an impact on your future than buying a house!

The division of financial assets during divorce and separation can cause friction and it is essential that you obtain legal advice on financial matters as soon as possible.

Some initial steps you should consider are:

What Does Financial Relief Mean?

Financial relief proceedings are that part of the process which resolves any financial issues between the parties to the marriage. Disputes over “Financial relief” can be bitter and protracted. It is preferable that you reach an agreement between yourselves, going through the courts should be your last option. Not only is it more expensive and time consuming, it can create acrimonious feelings that could affect the long term relationships with your ex and your children.

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