UK Family Law

UK Family Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Family Law Questions
My wife and I are to divorce this year. She stands to inherit
Hi My wife and I are to divorce this year. She stands to inherit a quarter of her fathers french property under french law. Do I have a claim on this future inheritance?… read more
James Mather
James Mather
13,422 satisfied customers
I am thinking of getting married. Neither of us has any money
I am thinking of getting married. Neither of us has any money (in fact we both have debts of about 4000 each). We own no valuable assets. We have 3 children together and rent a house. One day I will p… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
I am a UK citizen, born in the UK and am about to get married
I am a UK citizen, born in the UK and am about to get married in Italy to an Italian man. However, we both reside in London. It will be a civil service and I am told that we have a choice to make betw… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
We got married in london in 1999. Until a few days ago we were
We got married in london in 1999. Until a few days ago we were sure we got married under the community property. Few days ago a local - French - lawyer (we live in France currently) told us to verify … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
I am female and have been married for 35yrs. I left my husband
I am female and have been married for 35yrs. I left my husband in Dec 2010 due to his problem with alchohol. I have had my own business ( now dormant ) & supported the family for the last 15/20 yrs. O… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
My daughter has been separated from her husband for about a
My daughter has been separated from her husband for about a year and it is likely that divorce porceedings will commence shortly. She is named as a beneficiary in my will. Would this inheritance form … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
Hi, My marriage is currently going through a separation
Hi, My marriage is currently going through a separation in the last two weeks but i have recently found out that my wife is now and quite possibly been in the past seeing a director at my work place. … read more
jusleen
jusleen
Family Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
627 satisfied customers
Hello, I am French and marrying an English man under English
Hello, I am French and marrying an English man under English law. What is the position of the UK law with regard to ownership of assets acquired after the wedding? Is it still possible for me to inher… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
My wife and I have been separated for over 2 years. She petitioned
My wife and I have been separated for over 2 years. She petitioned for divorce over a year ago to which I agreed but due to various house moves and mental illness I didn't keep up with all my mail. Sh… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
hi,i am french and i have been living in england for the past
hi,i am french and i have been living in england for the past 15 years.i plan to marry soon in france with a french woman and eventually bring her here.i also plan to buy a flat in england outright wi… read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
9,960 satisfied customers
I am going through marriage difficulties at the moment and
I am going through marriage difficulties at the moment and am worried about the financial implications of any divorce. We have 2 children (13 and 5) my eldest child is from a previous relationship. Du… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
I am divorced and currently working towards a Consent Order
I am divorced and currently working towards a Consent Order with my ex-husband. 1. I own three investment properties which I purchased by mortgage and an inheritance received from my late parents. Is … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
Hi, Im looking into getting joint custody of my daughter and
Hi, I'm looking into getting joint custody of my daughter and finding it difficult to understand the legal securities it brings. Currently I have her 6 days/nights out of every 14 and pay CSA to my ex… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
1. I have been married for 10 years, co habiting in my husbands
1. I have been married for 10 years, co habiting in my husbands home 2 years prior to this date. We have two young children. We are getting a divorce, can you please advise if the asset of the previou… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
I am getting divorced. We have been married for 14 years .
I am getting divorced. We have been married for 14 years . We have two children below the age of 14. I would like to know whether the normal split of assets is 50% (or 60% if a clean break is to be ac… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
I am a French citizen now domiciled in London. I had an arranged
I am a French citizen now domiciled in London. I had an arranged marriage to an Indian citizen a few months ago. The marriage was registered under French law (Mairie-Sous le régime de la communauté) a… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
hi. I need to know whether Im entitled to half the property
hi. I need to know whether I'm entitled to half the property if I decide to divorce my husband. We were married in Paris in 2005 after the birth of our daughter but withing 6 months the relationship w… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers
Married in 1990 under British Law. 1 child aged 10 living with
Married in 1990 under British Law. 1 child aged 10 living with me. Husband has £75,000 credit card debts in sole name, I have £20,000 in my name. We are in the process of litigation and I need to know… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,564 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Clare

Clare

Family Solicitor

35,564 satisfied customers

25 years experience of all aspects of family law

jusleen

jusleen

Family Lawyer

627 satisfied customers

Qualified Family Solicitor practising family law since 1999. Member of resolution.

Thomas

Thomas

Solicitor

409 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

Joanne B

Joanne B

Family Solicitor

405 satisfied customers

Qualified 1999 with over 12 years experience in Family Law.

UKfamsol

UKfamsol

Solicitor

318 satisfied customers

Woman solicitor, qualified in 1994, specialist in family law, accredited with Resolution

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

180 satisfied customers

LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Kasare

Kasare

Solicitor

174 satisfied customers

LLB (Hons)

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x