Financial Dispute

Whether it is property or pension, financial disputes are a common occurrence during divorce and separation. We provide practical and effective legal advice for all types of division of assets.

Get in touch today to discuss the next step. Call us at 0161 706 1123.

Applying for Financial Orders

At the end of your divorce or civil partnership, you and your ex-partner need to decide how to divide financial assets. It often leads to financial disputes concerning property ownership, investments, savings, current earnings, pensions, and offshore accounts.

If you disagree on how to split assets, consult a family lawyer. If you do not reach an out-of-court settlement, you can apply for a financial order.

When to Consider a Financial Order?

If you cannot mutually agree upon the division of assets, you may seek legal consultation.
Your options include:

  • Mediation
  • Solicitor Negotiation
  • Arbitration
  • Court order

In financial disputes, going to the Court is considered the last resort. Here the Judge helps you arrange a settlement. If you still have trouble agreeing to a deal, a Judge will decide how your matrimonial assets will be divided, and then a Financial Court Order will be made.

Factors considered by the Court

The court will decide upon the division of assets, considering:

  • The needs of the children of the family.
  • The financial assets and property owned by each party.
  • The needs of the parties.
  • Income and earning capacity of the parties.
  • The age of the parties and the length of the marriage or civil partnership.
  • Financial contributions of the parties

How Can We Help?

We settle your finances on mutual and beneficial terms.

Family Care Solicitors have extensive experience in representing clients during financial disputes. We have a wealth of experience in representing high-worth clients. Our experience and advanced negotiation skills allow us to safeguard your property rights and get all marital finances in order.

We shall carefully review your circumstance and provide you with an initial opinion on the division of individual assets. After which, we will develop a personalised strategy to reach a fair settlement between the couples without going to court.

If you reach a financial agreement:

Our expert financial specialists can draft a ‘consent order’ covering the details of the settlement between the parties. We can send the application to the court for the consent order to be approved and legally binding.

If you do not reach an agreement:

If mediation fails, we can apply for a financial order and represent you in the family court.

You can also consult us if your ex-partner fails to comply with the financial order made by the court.

Regardless of the situation, our family lawyers can assist you during financial disputes. Our dedicated assistance and goal-oriented strategy ensure that the settlement is fair.


We can offer a fixed fee in financial dispute matters. So you will know from the start the likely costs for a financial order.

Get in touch with our specialists to discuss the estimated fee and timeline.

Call today for safe, sound, and practical legal consultation.

At our free initial consultation we:

1. Assess your Circumstances

We like to hear the facts of your matter and we will answer all your questions.

2. Discuss Options

We consider the best available options based on your individual circumstances and discuss further steps that need to be taken.

3. Timeline and Costs

Once we have a clear idea of how we plan to proceed, we will give an estimated cost and timeline for your case. Contact us to book your initial consultation.


Get in touch to book an appointment with our family law experts.


We can provide you with legal advice, to allow you to pursue your legal action or defense. Free Initial Legal Advice from Expert Solicitors in Manchester.


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