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Pensions And Your Divorce: New Guide Highlights The Need For Caution

  A pension can often be the biggest asset in a divorce apart from the family home. We’ve previously discussed the complexity of assessing the value of a pension and…

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Can I Represent Myself In The Divorce Courts?

  The short answer is yes. But what might seem like a financial saving at the time could cost you more in the long run. Divorce, including the financial aspects,…

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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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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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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

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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Is it worth having a pre-nuptial agreement?

In 2010 the case of Radmacher v Granatino made headlines in England. The case confirmed that pre-nuptial agreements could be binding in the UK in the right circumstances. Recently this…

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International Divorce

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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Is There A Best Place To Divorce?  

  If you are caught up in the uncertainty created by marital breakdown you might think nowhere is a ‘good’ place to divorce. But many people go to great lengths…

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Brookman Solicitors

55 Reviews

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.

Sara Estevez 01/08/2019

I did a consultation with Henry and I highly recommend him. He took the time to understand my situation, checked that he had all the information he needed and once he realized he was not the best person for my case, he recommended another lawyer in another country who could help. Unlike other lawyers I've worked with previously, he was extremely honest, transparent and generous with his time.

Riviera Boulevard 15/06/2019

The professionalism and speed at which Mr Henry responded to the initial enquiry was remarkable and the advice provided was detailed and clear.