Where will you live once your separation is complete? Will you have to sell the family home? Can you afford to maintain the family home? How will the value of large assets, like a pension, a business or real estate, be shared when a relationship ends? Must you share you inheritance with your spouse? Must you share gifts received by you with your spouse? Uncertainty about these types of questions can lead to worry.
A consultation with one of our family lawyers will remove your uncertainty and provide peace of mind. We will provide you with the answers to all of your questions and provide you with a basic understanding as how your financial landscape will look after you separate. The role of your family lawyer is to eliminate anxiety and allow you to create a reasoned plan for a secure financial future.
Deadlines for Action
There are specified time limits within which certain property claims must be made. If your limitation period expires before you make a claim, you property rights could be extinguished. You should consult promptly with your family lawyer to ensure that you preserve your property rights.
Married or Common-Law
Property rights differ for married spouses and “common-law” spouses. For information relevant to you please see: