Separating Couples

If you are already in the midst of a dispute with your ex-partner about property that you both believe you own or have an interest in, we can advise you on the merits of your case and on your rights and potential claims you might have.

We will try to deal with any dispute as swiftly and amicably as possible. If there is an impasse in the negotiations, we can advise on the merits of making a claim under Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (ToLATA). This legislation gives courts the power to determine disputes about who owns a property and in what shares, it also gives the court power to make an order that a property should be sold.

Where you do not have minor children, our family team will assist to try and bring the matter to a positive conclusion without instigating court proceedings. If it becomes clear that court proceedings will have to be issued, we will pass you to our specialist Dispute Resolution solicitors who have the expertise and knowledge to guide you through the court process and represent your interests. 

Where you have minor children, our specialist team of family solicitors can assist you from start to resolution. It is usual to deal with financial claims for minor children at the same time as ToLATA claims – for more information please see Financial Claims for Children.

Resolution’s Cohabitation Awareness Week 2019 begins on 25 November, so please keep checking our website for updates and articles.


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