Specialist in: Family Private Law Including:
From application to finalising the Divorce Settlement/Ending a civil partnership
Financial Dispute Resolution hearing (FDR) Also known as a Financial Dispute Resolution appointment or FDR. ... It is a without prejudice hearing, providing an opportunity for the parties to negotiate a settlement with the input and assistance of a family judge.
Private Child Law Matters Including
Non Molestation Orders/
Fact Finding Hearings
Financial Remedies [also known Ancillary relief proceedings]
Advocacy from the first hearing [FDR] to [FDA] and Final Hearings
You can ask a court to make a ‘financial order’ if you can’t reach an agreement. This used to be called an ‘ancillary relief order’. Now known as Financial Remedies Order.
A Financial Order is the only way to ensure that any financial obligations between you and your ex-are cut.
Ending a civil partnership. You can apply to end [dissolve] your civil partnership if you have been in the partnership for a least a year. If you do not want to end the civil partnership, you can get a legal separation so you can live apart.
Cohabitation Agreements. A cohabitation agreement is a written agreement between parties who have chosen to live together, without being married. A Cohabitation Agreement sorts out current and future financial and property issues prior to cohabitation.
- not married to each other;
- not in a registered civil partnership;
- not related within the prohibited degrees of relationship; and
- living together in an intimate and committed relationship.
General Civil Actions Including:
Commercial Law,Contract Law, Property Law, Trusts, Personal Injury
Professional Negligence, Interim Injunctions, University Disciplinary Hearings
Crown Court and Magistrates Court Trials
GENERAL CRIMINAL LAW INCLUDING:
Motor/Road Traffic Defence
Sentencing -and- Appeals
Written Legal Opinions:
What you should know before taken any action:
- What's the law? Have you got a case? What courses of actions are open to you?
- You need information and guidance so you can take the right decisions about what to do next.
- If you're in this position, commissioning a barrister's opinion can be extremely useful when deciding if you should:
- Appeal,take or defend an action against you!