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What Happens If Our House Value Changes During Divorce?

Date: August 12th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Whether you are attempting to negotiate a financial settlement voluntarily or you are embarking on legal proceedings to secure a divorce settlement, there’ll always be a degree of uncertainty about the final outcome. Experienced family law solicitors can minimise the element of risk by analysing previous judicial reasoning, applying it to your situation and… Read the full article

Can English Courts Give Me Maintenance If I Divorce In Scotland?

Date: August 7th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Rules about where a couple lives during a marriage as well as EU divorce regulations mean that estranged husbands and wives often have a choice about where to divorce. And because courts in each country approach maintenance and financial settlements in their own way, the outcome of the divorce can be very different depending… Read the full article

How does the law protect me and my family against domestic abuse?

Date: July 28th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Domestic abuse takes many forms. It needn’t result in physical harm and can occur at any stage of a relationship, not just in the context of divorce proceedings. Men, women and children caught up in abusive relationships face considerable hurdles when attempting to remove themselves from the toxic situations they find themselves in. In… Read the full article

How Can I Best Deal With A Difficult Spouse During Divorce?

Date: May 28th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  It’s not uncommon for one spouse to behave badly during the divorce process. The end of a marriage awakens all kinds of emotions and can lead to unreasonable behavior that makes finding a solution more difficult. The imminent arrival of no-fault divorce in England and Wales is likely to reduce acrimony in many cases…. Read the full article

Can My Partner Claim More In Divorce If They Gave Up Their Career?

Date: April 28th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  It comes as a surprise to many of our clients going through divorce that there’s no set formula to apply when calculating financial settlements. Yes, in marriages of a reasonable length there is a principle of equal division of marital assets. But that’s only a starting point. Judges have a wide discretion to divide… Read the full article

Continuing Our Services During the Pandemic

Date: March 19th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  We would like to reassure our clients that we are able operate with minimal disruption for the duration of the pandemic. Since becoming paperless a little over two years ago, all our platforms are now cloud-based, and all of our staff are able to work from home. In particular, all our solicitors will be… Read the full article

Will Cohabiting With My New Partner Affect My Divorce?

Date: March 5th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Getting your divorce finalised – together with any financial settlement –takes time. Particularly at present with the family courts under pressure as never before. It’s not unusual then, for people immersed in the divorce process to meet a new partner. With some divorces taking years to complete, it’s inevitable that some will start to… Read the full article

What Happens If My Partner Doesn’t Disclose All Assets During Divorce?

Date: February 10th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Disclosure of assets is fundamental to financial remedy proceedings. How can the court decide on the correct settlement if it only has half the picture? The law is clear: you have a duty to give a full, frank and clear disclosure of all your financial and other relevant circumstances. What happens if you don’t?… Read the full article

Counting The Cost Of Divorce

Date: February 5th, 2020 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Sometimes the divorce cases we read about in the media and in law reports teach us about more than the strict legalities of divorce law. They can also provide salutary lessons on the importance of taking a practical approach to divorce and financial settlements and of trying to reach an agreed settlement. The divorce… Read the full article


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Yesima Hamid 04/09/2020

I want to highly commend Brookman Solicitors firm. I had the privilege of getting very thorough and sensible advice from their solicitor Jennifer Douglas. I don't have enough praise for her. She made me feel at ease and 'got me' and understood very well all the issues and her advice was on point. I felt she had my interest at heart in all the different matters. She was very accommodating and willing. She truly made a difference. She has great insight and I truly recommend her and the firm. They are very professional with the human touch.

Roohie Mahajan 16/08/2020

I am so happy that I hired their services. I am from India and it was my international divorce case. My ex husband is in the UK. I had a free telephone conversation with Henry Brookman and I was so satisfied that without even meeting him I was so confident. My case was handled in the best way possible.

He is probably the one of the best lawyers in the world. He is extremely competent, professional, intelligent and empathetic. The only lawyer who genuinely work to help you rather than making money. He is a very experienced lawyer and he saved me so much money. He is so calm and kind towards his approach. He is the most genuine person I have come across.

I just came to London once to attend my hearing. My husband and his solicitors made it so complicated. My ex husband has to spend double the amount of legal fees than me. This is the difference between hiring a good experienced lawyer. Their fees might be expensive but good lawyer will make you save money at the end. Finally at the end I won the case and my husband has to pay all my legal fees without me travelling to the UK. I will always be eternally grateful to Henry Brookman and Brookman Solicitors. I am falling short of words to praise them.

I highly recommend their services. Keep up the good work.

Jen Ade 23/07/2020

I had an initial consultation and Henry was well prepared. He gave great advice and followed through quite quickly. He was very helpful.

Chris Mullins 15/07/2020

Henry and team were most professional, considerate and efficient when handling the financial proceedings owing to my overseas divorce. I recommend their services highly. International circumstance was at first to me most daunting and confusing, given each country had its' own unique approach. Thankfully Henry was knowledgeable of the law on either side of the seas and able therefore to provide best guidance and reasoning to me which enabled favourable settlement!

Wim Jansen 24/06/2020

I contacted Brookman to ask for information regarding the validity of an international divorce court ruling. They were very quick in providing me with the right information. When I had another question a few months later around children matters I phoned them again and after taking some background information and contact details they booked me in for a free telephone consultation with 1 of their partners Talitha Brookman. She spent half an hour of her time explaining to me what I could expect and provided legal advice. All was free of charge. I would not hesitate to contact them again should any matter become more formal and have to go through court. The service has been quick, professional and very friendly.