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Divorce & Separation lawyers - Jersey

Our Personal & Family lawyers are experienced in advising on the practical steps following a relationship breakdown. We know how emotionally difficult this can be and offer free initial appointments of 20 minutes so you can explain your divorce or separation issues to us. If you have a question for our specialist Jersey divorce and matrimonial lawyers, please complete our online enquiry form or call 0044 (0)1534 620500.

In a divorce or separation people are often anxious about finances, their home, children, and the future. The emotional consequences of the whole process can be extremely traumatising. Helping a client with the upset, sometimes anger and acceptance of the situation is an essential part our role. We will help you work through these matters and assist you in putting things into perspective by advising you on the law and explaining what practical steps can be taken towards helping you build a new life.

Approachable, responsive and available when you need them, our specialist Jersey divorce and matrimonial lawyers will advise you on the most cost effective way of resolving your problems, whether through mediation, negotiation, collaborative law or through the Courts.

Areas of expertise

  • Children's Issues
  • Collaborative Law
  • Financial Settlements
  • Mediation
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Relationship Breakdown and Divorce

Recent Cases

Matrimonial case with assets worth approx £1m

We represented our client in Divorce, Ancillary and contempt of Court proceedings. The matrimonial assets were worth approximately £1m consisting of various insurance policies, a trust company and the matrimonial home. After many years of proceedings this matter was eventually settled by agreement. We successfully arranged and co-ordinated a Financial Dispute Resolution type mediation, one of the first of these types of mediations in Jersey. We successfully negotiated the settlement and our client received over three quarters of the matrimonial assets, plus maintenance and child maintenance.

Legal Advisors: Matthew Godden, Catia Tavares