Safeguarding Assets and Reputation on Marriage Breakdown
This intermediate level course presented by Maria Scotland considers how to protect the assets and reputation of clients in the context of a marriage breakdown. It will also explore the common pitfalls to avoid before and during divorce proceedings.
The course is suitable for mid-senior level family lawyers but junior family lawyers who want to increase their knowledge of this complex area of law are also encouraged.
Topics that will be considered include:
Disclosing assets and liabilities during divorce proceedings
The concept of matrimonial property
Protecting family wealth and inherited wealth
The significance of pre-nuptial agreements
Whether assets can be protected in divorce and if so, how the client can protect their assets
Asset recovery cases
Common pitfalls that your client may have made before instructing you and how to approach them
How assets will be divided in the financial application ancillary to divorce and the factors likely to be considered by the judge