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High Net Worth Divorce

Divorce

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Untangling significant finances, assets, properties and international interests can be a minefield following the end of your marriage. Cartwright King’s experience of dealing with many notable high net worth divorce cases in the UK means that you can trust us to secure the best outcome for you.

To speak to our professional High Net Worth Divorce Lawyers, get in touch today.

How Cartwright King Can Help With Your Divorce

Whether you are looking to protect your wealth or secure a fair share of your former partner’s assets, Cartwright King can guide you through the process with a clear action plan. We are well prepared for, and focused on, protecting your interests and securing your future.

We can help with:

  • Business Assets
  • Personal Assets
  • Spousal and Child Maintenance – including issues around school fees and lifestyle choices
  • Properties
  • Pensions
  • Trusts
  • On and offshore assets
  • Inherited wealth
  • Freezing injunctions where there is a concern that assets may be placed out of the Court’s reach
  • Out of Court settlements – mediation and arbitration
  • Court representation

Benefit from a Fixed Fee Initial Telephone Conversation

Securing your financial future amid a high-profile divorce can be complex. That’s why you can benefit from a fixed fee initial telephone call* with a specialist Cartwright King Divorce Lawyer to assess your options. You are under no pressure to instruct us, this is an opportunity to weigh up your next steps.

There’s no substitute for speaking to one of our specialist High Net Worth Divorce Solicitors to get rational, clear guidance that will help you secure your financial future.

For immediate assistance, call us or email us for an initial discussion. 

The discussion is completely informal and confidential, and is an opportunity for us to:

  • Get to know you 
  • Understand your situation
  • Advise you on legal fees, including Legal Aid eligibility
  • Agree how you want to proceed

*This call will allow us to make an initial assessment of your case and the options available to you. The service is charged for, and no detailed advice will be provided.

Why Choose Cartwright King for High Net Worth Divorce Advice?

Personal, pro-active and productive, three defining traits of Cartwright King’s service, which combine to ensure that you benefit from rational, honest legal advice to protect your interests.

The possibility of losing your financial security and a lifestyle you’ve become accustomed to after divorce can create anxiety and have a huge knock-on effect. Cartwright King’s High Net Worth Divorce Lawyers work with you to develop an effective strategy to secure the best outcome for you and lessen your anxiety levels. 

Our advice is backed by experience of dealing with all manner of high net worth divorce issues. You can trust this experience to help guide you through the process as there aren’t many situations we haven’t come across before when dealing with high net worth divorce cases. 

Our High Net Worth Divorce Lawyers  go above and beyond to give you the support you need, for added peace of mind that your case is in good hands.

We listen, we understand and we genuinely care about helping you secure your financial future, find closure and move on with your life. That’s why we offer sound, honest, reliable legal advice to ensure that you’re prepared for the process.

Working with a specialist Cartwright King solicitor gives you the assurance of having access to legal counsel who will advise you at every stage of your case. 

We know that divorce can be stressful and life-changing. That’s why we will do everything we can to minimise the stress and protect your interests.

We’re committed to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you’re treated fairly throughout your case. When you need us most, we’ll be there to offer sound, sensible legal advice and sure guidance.  

We’re a trusted, resourceful Legal 500 top tier law firm with specialist solicitors that are calm under pressure, giving you counsel that you can count on.

Legal Fees

We are completely transparent with our legal fees, and we offer several private payment options, including fixed fees. We will discuss legal fees with you prior to commencing any work so that you understand the financial commitment that comes with progressing your case.

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Frequently asked questions.

If you suspect that your partner is concealing some of their wealth, Cartwright King can help you get the right information, review it and prove that they are hiding finances or assets. 

You are entitled to see and scrutinise all bank account and credit card statements that your partner has received over the past 12 months, or longer, if justified. Having dealt with many high net worth divorce cases, we have a proven track record of identifying attempts made by individuals to conceal some of their wealth.

Transparency is the key to protecting yourself from future claims against your wealth. If you’re not honest about your finances or assets initially and they are later discovered, your former partner is entitled to make a new claim against what you concealed.

Keeping a record of your financial circumstances and how you acquired your wealth – even after your divorce – is a good way to protect yourself against future claims.

As your divorce is being finalised, you can apply for a Clean Break Order to safeguard you against new claims.

It is highly unlikely that a business will be divided or sold as part of a divorce settlement, though it is treated as an asset and taken into account by the Court.

Under current laws, it’s preferable for a business to remain unaffected as much as possible, not only to protect its value, but to ensure that employees are protected.

If you’re the business owner, or the person that oversees most of the day-to-day operations, it is likely that you will retain the company following your divorce.

However, should you retain the business, it’s likely that your partner may be awarded a greater share of any other assets such as cash, investments and property to ensure that a settlement is fair. 

If other assets fail to amount to a fair settlement, your partner may be entitled to a share of the business.