What to do if you are thinking of separating

Thinking of separating from your partner or are you already separated? To protect you and your family you will need to consider certain things.

When couples separate or one party decides to end the relationship there are lots of things that need to be taken into consideration. Separation takes its toll on people emotionally especially when one has to start the discussions of the separation with their partner, children and extended family.

You will have some difficult decisions to make during your separation, like:

  • Will you stay in the house together during separation?
  • If not who is going to move out of the house?
  • Who will pay for which expenses?
  • What will the arrangements be for the children - where will they primarily live and when will the other parent see them?

Seeking legal advice early

In order for you to ensure you have the proper assistance during this time, it is crucial that you seek legal advice as early as possible. We can assess your situation and advise you in relation to your legal rights. This is your first step to a well negotiated and friendly settlement being reached.

Financial Advice

Before making any legal decisions, you should seek financial advice which will enable you to make informed decisions about your future.