We can apply for a court order if you are concerned about securing your assets after your spouse has received divorce papers. There are a number of ways we can deal with a spouse who is trying to avoid you claiming your rightful share of the family assets or savings.
The overall value of your assets should be taken into account before we proceed with an emergency application, there may be other less costly options available which we can consult you on, once we have discussed your concerns.
The courts have wide ranging powers to assist with protecting your assets, including:
An application to recover assets can only be made within matrimonial proceedings once a divorce petition has been submitted to the court.
If you are considering divorcing your spouse, it is important to keep a record of any financial transactions, stay alert by reviewing joint bank statements and seek legal advice from our family lawyers at the earliest possible opportunity.
The best course of action will depend on your circumstances, the level of urgency, and whether an emergency application is proportionate considering the overall value of your assets.