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Legal Considerations For Older Parents

  An Indian woman has given birth to twins at the age of 74. The new mother has described it as the happiest time of her life. She and her…

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Cohabitation: What Happens When One Partner Dies?

  Back in 2016 we wrote on these Advice Centre pages about how the number of cohabitees nationally continued to rise – despite the precarious legal position of those who…

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Asset Sharing And Divorce: How Far Do Courts Go?

  Judges have a wide discretion to decide how to divide assets on divorce. This can inject a degree of unpredictability into disputed financial settlement cases. Where there are high…

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Can English Courts Change A Foreign Financial Order?

  We’ve written extensively about forum shopping in these advice pages. In particular we’ve explained why the financially weaker spouse in a divorce will often try – where possible –…

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Children's Issues

International Residence Orders – Children Always Come First

  Many of the divorces we deal with have an international aspect. The issue of child residence sometimes becomes more complicated when parents live in different countries. This is particularly…

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What Are My Rights as a Parent?

A great concern for divorcing couples with children is the welfare of their child or children. Despite the spousal relationship breaking down, it is crucial that there are minimal repercussions…

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Client Questions

How Can I Avoid Court Even Though My Husband Won’t Discuss Matters?

  Client Question: My husband has asked for a divorce. He sees no point in talking to me and wants a judge to settle our arguments about money and the…

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Can I Stop My Ex-Wife taking My Child Abroad?

Client Question: My ex-wife and I split some years ago, at the time our daughter was 2 years old – she is now eight. Communication has never been good between…

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Divorce

The Difference Between Annulment And Divorce

  Under English law a marriage may be ended by either divorce or annulment. A declaration of annulment indicates that your marriage was invalid or had become invalid for some…

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Clean Break Divorce – What You Should Know

  Sometimes the term ‘clean break’ is used to describe divorce settlements that are not strictly speaking clean breaks at all. Here we answer some of the common questions our…

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Financial Issues

Asset Sharing And Divorce: How Far Do Courts Go?

  Judges have a wide discretion to decide how to divide assets on divorce. This can inject a degree of unpredictability into disputed financial settlement cases. Where there are high…

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Cohabitees: Numbers Increase But Legal Position Still Weak

  Earlier this month the Office for National Statistics published its annual report into current trends in living arrangements in the UK. One of the more startling revelations was the…

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International Divorce

Can English Courts Change A Foreign Financial Order?

  We’ve written extensively about forum shopping in these advice pages. In particular we’ve explained why the financially weaker spouse in a divorce will often try – where possible –…

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I Got Married Abroad. Do I Have To Get Divorced In The Same Country?

  Clients often ask us this question ahead of issuing divorce proceedings. The straightforward answer is no. Your marriage venue does not dictate jurisdiction when it comes to your divorce.…

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Brookman Solicitors

56 Reviews

Rhea Steel 06/09/2019

I sent an email to book a free 45 min consultation. A senior partner answered my questions and put me at ease. No consultation needed!

A D 29/08/2019

I had the opportunity to meet Henry Brookman in a very difficult time of my life and he has been of great advise and support. Thank you!

Simon Rogerson 12/08/2019

I wanted to say a big thanks to Henry Bookman and his colleagues for all their help and guidance during my divorce - a long a complicated one. The team were all brilliant. I loved the fact that Henry was happy to explore possibilities and search for solutions. I also feel that on occasions he gave hope when things were against me. All told a great coach who was ready with pearls of wisdom when I needed it.

An'a. K 10/08/2019

I would strongly recommend this firm. I had the opportunity to discuss my case thoroughly with Mr Bookman. But before the initial consultation, I had a telephone conversation with a legal assistant who took most of the details down, so that my initial consultation was to the point I appreciate the advice given by Mr Bookman and think it a humble approach that the initial consultation is FREE and carried by the most senior member of the firm and not by a junior staff like it happens in other firms.

Anonymous 08/08/2019

Aziz Malik. Unbelievably good. Fantastic advice and was able to manage my difficult family law case to a superb outcome. Highly recommended.